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2017 Memoir Contest is Closed for Judging

New York Times Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed will judge the Kore Press’ 2017 Annual Memoir Award.   The Memoir Award Deadline was October 31, 2017; the contest is now closed for judging. $1000 prize plus publication. $27.50 entry fee. Last year’s judge was Lidia Yuknavitch and the winner was Ming Holden for her memoir Refuge. Find

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Literary Justice, Empowering Women

Art, Community and Literature – Be a part of the Kore community! Kore Press is proud to innovate justice programming alongside its commitment to give the page and the stage to those writers who have been marginalized or underrepresented. Take a tour of some of Kore’s recent gets in this video.  

Poet Laureate, tc tolbert

Your community, your justice, your voice: Tucson Poet Laureate tc tolbert, on the beauty, craft and care of Kore Press…

People-powered publishing

Kore Press is a community press, built by you. Help us continue to raise the stage for innovative women, and carve out a new standard for equity in publishing. You can make a difference… You can help us us to strengthen the rights of women, immigrants, people of color, queer & trans folks, by continuing to

An Interview with Monica Ong

The Body Is A Walking Anthology, by Katherine Standefer Silent Anatomies is Monica Ong’s first book, selected by Joy Harjo for the Kore Press 2014 First Book Award. Ong is the daughter of a Chinese mother and father, who were born and raised in Manila, Philippines. Her grandparents fled Southern china to Manila during WW2. Ong