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Artist Interviews & Micro-Performances at KXCI Congress Street Studio

Kore Press and KXCI Congress Street, the new studio of Tucson’s nonprofit community radio station, are partnering to record live interviews, conversations, and micro performances by visiting artists who have contributed work to Kore’s forthcoming, groundbreaking anthology Letters to the Future: BLACK Women / RADICAL Writing (eds Erica Hunt, Dawn Lundy Martin), over 5-years in the making. The new studio provides

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

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.