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kaya events

09/14

Kaya & Kundiman Literary Pub Quiz!

Join Kundiman and Kaya for their first-ever literary pub quiz celebrating writers of color! As part of the Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends series, the Asian American Arts Alliance will host us for a night of drinks and low-key competition in their Dumbo space. Winners will receive books from Kaya Press and by Kundiman Faculty and […]

09/24

Kaya Press at Little Tokyo Book Festival

Kaya Press is thrilled to be participating in the inaugural Little Tokyo Book Festival! The fair will highlight work from Asian American authors through panel discussions, book signings, and more. This exciting, brand new event will be hosted by the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, one of the largest cultural and ethnic arts centers in the country. […]

08/21

On the Road: Four Writers Cross Borders

We over here at the Kaya Press HQ are super excited for this upcoming reading on Sunday, Aug. 21st that will feature Amarnath Ravva, Neelanjana Banerjee, Yago S. Cura, & Kenji Liu. We also especially can’t wait to collaborate with Peter Woods, who is hosting event in the Air 11 space. There will be words, there will be […]

05/28

Kaya Press at Blk Grrrl Book Fair 2016

Kaya Press is so excited to be back at the Blk Grrrl Book Fair for the second year in a row! This two-day innovative fair uses literature and art to combat sexism, classism, racism, and oppression of all forms. The fair will be located in Historic South-Central at CIELO Galleries/Studios, an inspiring space that fosters a community […]

 

author news

Amarnath Ravva
On the Road: Four Writers Cross Borders

We over here at the Kaya Press HQ are super excited for this upcoming reading on Sunday, Aug. 21st that will feature Amarnath Ravva, Neelanjana Banerjee, Yago S. Cura, & Kenji Liu. We also especially can’t wait to collaborate with Peter Woods, who is hosting event in the Air 11 space. There will be words, there will be […]

Amarnath Ravva
#LitInColor Mixtape Announcement (Update!)

Close followers of Kaya Press and our positively vibrant social media accounts will know that we love to place the spotlight on writers of color with our #LitInColor campaign. Well starting now we’re adding a new branch to that campaign and it shall henceforth be known as the #LitInColor Mixtape! At this year’s 2016 AWP […]

H. T. Tsiang
H.T. Tsiang: Don’t Call It A Comeback

Our very own Kaya Press board member (and recent Pulitzer Prize winner), Viet Thanh Nguyen, recently penned a piece for the New Yorker called Reconsidering the Work of a Chinese Immigrant. Our main man Nguyen reviewed a book by Hua Hsu entitled A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure Across the Pacific that acts a biography […]

 
 
 
 
 

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