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New Release: Wire & Wail by Lusia Slomkowska

Announcing the release of Wire & Wail! Wire and Wail is by turns autobiographic, scientific, philosophic, and religious. Lusia Slomkowska wrote  that after her second open-heart surgery, her physical limitations show up in her poems… not as crowns of thorns, but as other symbols of anger and grief: her shattered aortic valve was replaced with a porcine

New Release: The Hominine Egg

Jenny Gropp’s first title is available now! From everyday scenes that clothe a cast of characters in weather, tears, and prayer, to the “animal between,” where the narrator conjures her desires into the courage to explore her sexuality, from the ontological vignettes of a woman living in Northern Japan under the constant presence of fog,

First Book Award winner July Westhale

  Robin Coste Lewis selects Trailer Trash, by July Westhale as 2016 winner of Kore Press First Book Award Trailer Trash is her Westhale’s first full-length poetry book. She is also the author of The Cavalcade, a chapbook, from Finishing Line Press, and Occasionally Accurate Science, a children’s book of collective nouns, forthcoming from Nomadic Press.

Short Fiction Award winner: LETICIA DEL TORO

“A moving and powerful story about sisterhood, grief, loss, and picking up the pieces without completely losing one’s self.”—Edwidge Danticat, 2016 Kore Press Short Fiction Award Judge Leticia del Toro is a California poet and short story writer with roots in Jalisco, Mexico. Her work has appeared in Huizache, Zyzzyva, Cipactli and Mutha Magazine, among

An Interview with Tracie Morris

by John Melillo   Tracie Morris is a poet, performer, singer, sound artist, and professor who lives in New York City, but something is lost in that simple enumeration. It’s not just that she occupies all these roles: she embodies the movement across, between, and around them. In her work, speech—in all its sonic, semantic,