All posts by Jussara Esprit

Westhale Makes A Splash with Trailer Trash 

Kristy Lin Billuni Talks Trailer Trash with July Westhale at Sexy Grammar “KLB: I love the idea of poetry as access, an open door or a platform for people who normally get left out. JW: I’d argue that not only can poetry be the answer to erasure, but it indeed must be. KLB: So Trailer Trash is for everyone who feels

Oct 18th: Editors & Artists Welcome Dinner

Kore Press Community Mixer Please join us for the Kore Press Editors & Artists Dinner! Kore is proud to host a pre-conference mixer, giving Tucson community members and visiting conference participants the chance to welcome and connect with visiting artists that will be participating in the conference, Thinking Its Presence, at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. The

Cheryl Strayed Is Fed Up With Memoir-Bashing

This year’s judge of Kore Press’ 2nd Annual Memoir Award talks literary justice and more with Katherine Standefer (interview excerpt below) “Cheryl Strayed is a feminist phenomenon, what with her dazzling, bestselling memoir Wild, and her wildly popular Dear Sugar advice column, which is now a bestselling book and a NY Times podcast. But unlike

Tracie Morris Event Photos & Participant Survey

Thanks to everyone who came out and supported our series of Tracie Morris events, April 6-9th, in various ways and styles! We’d love to hear from you! If you would be so kind, and have a moment, we sure do appreciate hearing from participants about their experiences. These responses help shape future events and provide

An Interview with Sonya Renee Taylor

Lift You Out of the Pit What was your last bite? A mango, strawberry, blueberry maple yogurt parfait with maple quinoa granola. Tell us about The Body is Not an Apology and how you came to create this space. On February 9, 2011, I posted a Facebook status and profile picture of myself in a