Join Kore Press Saturday Feb 5th at 7:30pm at the Woolly Mammoth Theater Co. for our great reading by women in contemporary lit! Kore Press is a non-profit publisher from Tucson, AZ visiting the Washington D.C. area for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference. Kore Woolly Mammoth Reading event will showcase some of our fantastic and talented writers reading from their award-winning and inspiring works.
The readers at the event are all Kore Press’s own Judges & Winners of our First Book Award for Poetry Contest and Short Fiction Contest and include (but are not limited to):
Tayari Jones, the author of two novels, The Untelling (2005), which won the Lillian C. Smith Award for New Voices, and Leaving Atlanta (2002), which received the Hurston/Wright Award for Debut Fiction, http://www.tayarijones.com/
Teresa Stores, 2009 Kore Press Short Fiction Award winner and the author of three novels, http://www.korepress.org/bios/teresastores.htm
Claudia Rankine, the author of four collections of poetry, including the award-winning Nothing in Nature is Private, http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/469
Sawako Nakayasu, her translations include For the Fighting Spirit of the Walnut by Takashi Hiraide (New Directions, 2008) which won the 2009 Best Translated Book Award from Three Percent, as well as Four From Japan (Litmus Press, 2006), http://www.sawakonakayasu.net/
Location: Woolly Mammoth Theater Co. at 641 D Street Northwest
Washington D.C., DC 20004, http://www.woollymammoth.net/
Time: 7:30 p.m.
For more information visit http://korepress.org or e-mail Casie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: February 5th, 2011
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co.
Ticket/Pricing Information: Donations to Kore Press are accepted!