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kaya events

09/02

Literary Arts & Publishing Open House — Hosted by Kaya Press

Come hang out with the University of Southern California’s Literary and Publishing Community and learn how you can get involved with organizations both on campus and off. Join us for an evening of mini-workshops, readings, and mingling — and help plot literary world domination! Free food and drink. Featuring: The Altar Collective Fractal Gold Line […]

09/03

Look Who’s Morphing: An Afternoon w/ Tom Cho

Kaya Press is excited to co-sponsor this great afternoon of Asian diasporic literature: Hang out with Australian author Tom Cho, author of LOOK WHO’S MORPHING (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2014) at USC! An un-named protagonist undergoes a series of transformations, shape-shifting through figures drawn from film and television, music and books, porn flicks and comics. This […]

08/28

FAMILY REUNION: A Storytelling Show by Dis/Oriented Comedy

Kaya Press is excited to be part of the awesome coalition bringing you: FAMILY REUNION — A Storytelling Show, brought to you by Dis/Oriented Comedy. It will be a monthly series co-presented by Angry Asian Man, Tuesday Night Project, Mishthi Music and KAYA Press! “FAMILY REUNION”: A Storytelling Show Echoes Under Sunset 1310 Glendale Blvd, […]

08/15

Giant Robot Presents: An Evening with Ed Lin + traci kato-kiriyama + Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut

Two Kaya authors, Ed Lin (Waylaid, This is a Bust) and Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut (Magnetic Refrain), will be joining traci kato-kiriyama Friday August 15 for a memorable evening of readings at Giant Robot. And who else will be MC-ing but our very own managing editor, Neelanjana Banerjee! It’ll likely turn into a standing-room only crowd, but […]

 

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Ed Lin
Giant Robot Presents: An Evening with Ed Lin + traci kato-kiriyama + Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut

Two Kaya authors, Ed Lin (Waylaid, This is a Bust) and Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut (Magnetic Refrain), will be joining traci kato-kiriyama Friday August 15 for a memorable evening of readings at Giant Robot. And who else will be MC-ing but our very own managing editor, Neelanjana Banerjee! It’ll likely turn into a standing-room only crowd, but […]

Catherine Liu
Kaya Press @ DTLAB Indie Press Cartel Featuring Catherine Liu

Kaya Press will be featured as part of Writ Large Press’s DTLAB series at the Traxx Bar in Union Station on Tuesday July 29th. The event will focus on Kaya author Catherine Liu (Oriental Girls Desire Romance), along with readings from Kaya Press’s backlist. Come through and have a drink, hear some of the work Kaya […]

Shōson Nagahara
Lament in the Night: An Evening of LA Pulp Authors

For Day 28 of DTLAB’s 90 consecutive days of events, award-winning mystery writer Naomi Hirahara will host a reading by L.A.-based pulp/crime writers inspired by Kaya Press’s historical rediscovery Lament in the Night. The mysterious Friday evening will feature Christa Faust and Wally Rudolph, and fittingly, readings from the book by Shoson Nagahara. The first-ever English […]

 
 
 
 
 

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