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November 11 / Autumn Garden Party

Kore’s 25th Anniversary Autumn Garden Party Sunday afternoon, November 11, 2018, come celebrate 25 years of literary culture work and intersectional feminist publishing, education, and community building with Kore Press! On The Franklin House lawns, downtown Tucson, AZ. Fresh, local fall fare by Gallery of Food, performances, and lots of anniversary fun. Details to come!

Open House with July Westhale

July Westhale is coming to Tucson April 15 & 16 to read her award-winning poems of poverty, grief and sanctuary from her acclaimed new book, Trailer Trash, selected by Robin Coste Lewis for the Kore Press First Book Award (just out). Westhale is an Oakland poet writing about the cotton-country of Riverside County, Southern California in

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

Unwelcome in my country, Unwelcome in my church

WHY CAMILLE DUNGY CAN’T GET OVER THIS ELECTION   First published by LitHub January 2017 During the prayers of the people on the Sunday after America’s recent presidential election, the pastor read the prayer card of a congregant who sought comfort and support for those who have been imperiled as a result of this new