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kaya events

09/14

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 […]

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 […]

04/09

Smokin’ Hot Indie Lit Lounge at the LA Times Festival of Books This Weekend

Kaya Press and the USC PhD in Creative Writing & Literature bring you the Indie Lit Lounge at the LA Times Festival of Books — Booth #380 Come to USC for the LA Times Festival of Books this Saturday April 9th and Sunday April 10th and visit the Indie Lit Lounge to buy books from […]

 

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 […]

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 […]

Nicholas Wong
Nicholas Wong Wins a LAMBDA!

Currently the Kaya Press office is practically overflowing with champagne and rainbows of confetti upon the announcement that one of our golden geese, Nicholas Wong, has just won a LAMBDA award for his poetry collection, Crevasse! Wong co-won the prestigious award in the category of “Gay Poetry” with author Carl Phillips in a ceremony hosted […]

 
 
 
 
 

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