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kaya events

03/28

Rolling the R’s: Literary Revolutions in the Asian Pacific Diaspora

Kaya Press is proud to present an evening with R. Zamora Linmark, Jessica Hagedorn, and Lois-Ann Yamanaka at USC’s campus. Luis Alfaro will moderate the event. Monday, March 28, 2016, 7 p.m. Friends of the USC Libraries Lecture Hall, Doheny Memorial Library Room 240 USC – University Park Campus 3550 Trousdale Pkwy Los Angeles, CA […]

01/25

Lydia’s Funeral Video LA Launch: Avenue 50 Studio

Monday Jan. 25, 2015 | 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Avenue 50 Studio | 131 North Avenue 50 Highland Park CA 90042 Come out to Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park to celebrate Sam Chanse’s satirical one-woman play, Lydia’s Funeral Video: set in a near distant future, devout bank clerk Lydia Clark-Lin has 28 days to terminate an […]

12/02

UCSD New Writing Series features Amar Ravva

The New Writing Series at the University of California, San Diego will be featuring Amarnath Ravva this week! Amar will be reading and talking about his debut book American Canyon, which was a finalist for the PEN Center USA Literary Awards. The event will be on Wednesday, December 2 at UCSD’s Visual Arts Presentation Lab (SME 149) at 4:30 pm, and […]

12/10

Nicholas Wong at the Art House in Singapore

Nicholas Wong, author of CREVASSE, will be reading and discussing world literature with poet Cathy Linh Che in Singapore. The event will take place on December 10th at 7:30pm in the Arts House. In addition to reading from their own work, the two poets will discuss their writing process and the role of multiple languages […]

 

author news

Nicholas Wong
CREVASSE Reviewed in AALR

In celebration of Nic Wong‘s birthday (February 3rd), check out this beautiful review of Crevasse that appeared in the Spring 2015 edition of The Asian American Literary Review! “. . . Experimenting with a mixture of humor and pathos, the conceptual and the conversational, Wong circles solitude, the emotion perhaps best understood through invocations of absence. There is the impression a […]

R Zamora Linmark
Rolling the R’s: Literary Revolutions in the Asian Pacific Diaspora

Kaya Press is proud to present an evening with R. Zamora Linmark, Jessica Hagedorn, and Lois-Ann Yamanaka at USC’s campus. Luis Alfaro will moderate the event. Monday, March 28, 2016, 7 p.m. Friends of the USC Libraries Lecture Hall, Doheny Memorial Library Room 240 USC – University Park Campus 3550 Trousdale Pkwy Los Angeles, CA […]

Gene Oishi
Gene Oishi Wins AAAS Best Book Award

Congratulations to Kaya author Gene Oishi who won the 2016 Association for Asian American Studies Best Book Awards in Creative Writing: Prose for his novel Fox Drum Bebop! The selection committee remarked in their citation: “Gene Oishi said in a recent interview that it took him 50 years to write his first novel, which we […]

 
 
 
 
 

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