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04/17

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Kaya Press celebrates 20 years of publishing innovative Asian Pacific American and Asian diasporic literature in San Francisco, April 16 – 19, in conjunction with the Association for Asian American Studies Conference. Kaya 20th Anniversary Reading at City Lights Bookstore | Thursday April 17 | 7:30 p.m. | 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway Come to […]

04/12

LATFOB Promo

04/12

LATFOB Promo

Come hang out with Kaya at the LA Times Festival of Books this weekend, April 12-13! We’ll be turning our booth into the Smokin’ Hot Indie Lit Lounge again, providing an oasis from the festival crowd. This time, we’re excited to be partnering with Professor Tom Ontiveros and students from the USC School of Dramatic […]

04/06

Transpacific mixed-race literatures3

04/06

Transpacific mixed-race literatures3

Come to a day-long seminar featuring readings and dialogue with Transpacific Mixed Race authors Brian Castro (Shanghai Dancing, Kaya Press), Kien Nguyen, and Paisley Rekdal presented by the USC Center for Japanese Religions and Culture. The seminar will address these questions: “How do Transpacific mixed-race authors inscribe and represent their heritage in their artistic representations? […]

04/23

South Asian Religions Remixed Through Poetry and Musc

04/23

South Asian Religions Remixed Through Poetry and Musc

Join Kaya Press and the USC Visions & Voices Arts & Humanities Initiative for a night of incredible artistic collaboration: Legendary South Asian musicians and poets will come together to celebrate and investigate the rich diversity of South Asian spiritual influences. From ghazals set to music and sung throughout the Muslim world to Rabindranath Tagore’s […]

03/16

The Art of Survival 5

03/16

The Art of Survival 5

In Fox Drum Bebop (Kaya Press, April 2014), author Gene Oishi gives us glimpses into the life of Hiroshi Kono, from the time Hiroishi  is eight-years-old and living in rural California to his time in an Arizona internment camp and far into his adult life, exploring the reverberations of war and trauma. This week in Los Angeles, […]

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“The most consistent intelligent wide-ranging committed press I know – Kaya is an example of how to turn ‘small’ books into literary arrows that shoot straight and true into the heart of our culture and (of course) ourselves.”

— Junot Díaz