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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 Results Announced End of February

New York Times Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed is judging the Kore Press’ 2017 Annual Memoir Award.   The Memoir Award contest judging is underway. Results announced at the end of February 2018. $1000 prize plus publication. Last year’s judge was Lidia Yuknavitch and the winner was Ming Holden for her memoir Refuge. Find the contest guidelines here. 

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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