Role: Staff

Tina Howard

Tina Howard (she/her/hers) grew up in small town Iowa surrounded by strong vocal women. She left for NYC in 1985 to study dance and Theater, later relocating to Chicago. Tina worked in Community Outreach building edible gardens all over the city including Cook County Corrections. She was also part of amazing group of humans who

Raquel Escobar

Raquel Escobar (she/her/hers) has lived in Tucson, Arizona for her entire life, and is a firm believer in the unparalleled beauty of a Tucsonan sunset. She is currently attending the University of Arizona Honors College as a National Hispanic Scholar and UA National Scholars Award Recipient. After her expected graduation in 2020 with a major

Ann Dernier

Ann Dernier (she/her/hers), Managing Editor, has served Kore Press in a significant editorial capacity since 2004. She is the editor of The Best of Kore Press, 2012 Poetry. She was director of the Tucson Writers’ Project at the Tucson Public Library and a juried artist on the Arizona Commission on the Arts Teaching Artist Roster. She received a