Kore Press- Cultural Critic and Novelist Roxane Gay Interview & Fiction Deadline

Kore Press- 
Cultural Critic and Novelist Roxane Gay  Interview & Fiction Deadline

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be of assistance and inspiration,” Joy Harjo from Crazy Brave.  


Kore Press Points
Roxane Gay Interview
Feb 14 Fiction Deadline
Cultural Critic and Novelist Roxane Gay
Interviewed by Arisa White

Roxane Gay, 2015 Short Fiction judge
A dynamic provocateur, with intelligence and humor, and the wit and honesty that invites you into your own humanity, into the various ways you
fit and don’t fit into the stories society wishes us to live by, Kore Press
brings you cultural critic and novelist Roxane Gay, who is the judge for our 2015 Annual Short Fiction Award. Author of Ayiti, Bad Feminist, and An Untamed State–the last two publications, most recently, have been nominated for the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards in Outstanding
Literary Work in nonfiction and fiction, respectively–Roxane is an associate professor at Purdue University, co-editor of PANK, a non-profit literary
arts collective, a frequent Salon contributor, and now is the editor of
The Butter,
over at The Toast.


2015 Kore Press Short Fiction deadline
February 14, midnight MST
just 3 weeks away!
A prize of $1,250 + limited edition chapbook + e-publication + promotion
for a single short story written in English.
$20 reading fee
Roxane Gay to judge

Full guidelines and online submission here

Tiphanie Yanique
Tiphanie Yanique
Previous Short Fiction winners have gone on to win major literary awards and publish full-length books. Brooklyn-based Caribbean writer Tiphanie Yanique, 2007 Kore Press Short Fiction winner for


Recent Kore Press Short Fiction winners

(out this month)


2013 To Boil Water, Myha T. Do

 chosen by Kate Bernheimer


2012 A Parallel Life, Mary Byrne
chosen by Karen Brennan.
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