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07/25

Lament in the Night cover

07/25

Lament in the Night cover

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 […]

05/10

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05/10

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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and Mother’s Day weekend with four cutting-edge writers whose debut collections grapple with the ties formed by family, community, and history. Representing Kundiman and Kaya Press, April Naoko Heck, Cathy Linh-Che, Amarnath Ravva, and Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut showcase the breadth, diversity, and vitality of Asian American writing today. A discussion and book signing will follow. Both […]

04/17

aas postcard

04/17

aas postcard

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? […]

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— Junot Díaz