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Thad Rutkowski will be one of the performers at our fundraiser in NYC on June 11. Novelist and poet published by yours truly (ROUGHHOUSE), we’re looking forward to hearing his work again at our event! We asked him what he thought about Kaya, and he reflected on how far we’ve come–from NY to LA: “In […]

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Our fundraising event in NYC on June 11 will be emceed by the incomparable Ed Lin. Among his many enviable qualities, he is a hilarious host, so the night is sure to be an unforgettable one. When we asked him what he thought about Kaya Press, this is what he had to say: “‘Kaya!’ is […]

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Come to our fundraiser in NYC on June 11 and enjoy a performance from Kaya’s theater artist and playwright SAM CHANSE, author of LYDIA’S FUNERAL VIDEO. Sam’s humor is definitely going to be a fun highlight of the event! Here’s what she has to say about us: “Kaya is a Mighty & Beneficent Force for sharing […]

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Recently a book launch for Nicholas Wong’s Crevasse took place at the Hong Kong International Literary Festival. This festival is an annual event held over 10 days, featuring established and emerging writers from around the world. Wong’s bilingual reading took place at Aesop and was attended by 40-50 literary enthusiasts. He read the poems “Neighbor” and “Minor Bodies” from Crevasse in […]

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Nicholas Wong is a poet and teacher and even a “fire-starter,” according to Time Out: Hong Kong. His poetry collection Crevasse, which Tarfia Faizullah described as “poetry that is unashamed to be relentless” and Ocean Vuong called “a book of seared seeking, a restlessness that opens,” is Kaya’s most recent release. In celebration of this book, Kaya asked him a few questions […]

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Last month marked the publication of The Sympathizer, Kaya board member Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel. We are so happy for him that his novel has made it to four bestseller lists of independent booksellers associations, and has also been reviewed on the Daily Beast and the New York Times. In addition, Nguyen has also written an article on […]

 
 
 
 

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— Junot Díaz