Category: News

Trailer Trash Pre-ordering Has Closed

“Never be ashamed of where you come from.” Publication date is March 16, 2018. Order Trailer Trash here. Winner of 2016 Kore Press First Book Award, selected by Robin Coste Lewis Trailer Trash is a book about the cotton-country of Riverside County, Southern California, in1980s/90s. A book about poverty, ravaged landscape, and gender, it touches

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 Results Announced March 28th

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 March, 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.