kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora



We’re back at #AWP17 for another round of LITERAOKE, where we invite the hottest writers to belt out their Karaoke favorites and share some of their work. What better way to come together and feel good in the face of these dystopian times than raising our voices. Don’t miss it! LITERAOKE II Friday February 10th […]


Last week, Kaya celebrated the work of Asian American author H. T. Tsiang, in honor of Kaya’s most recent reprint of his work, And China Has Hands, edited by Floyd Cheung. We hosted two events, both of which featured readings by authors whose work is in conversation with Tsiang’s. Both were energetic and inspiring and we […]



Come out and get down with Kaya Press & Kundiman at our AWP offsite event as we combine readings and Karaoke into a never-before-attempted experiment of entertainment and enlightenment! The event will feature the literary (& musical) stylings of Vidhu Aggarwal, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, Sam Chanse, Leticia Hernandez, Ashaki M. Jackson, Janine Joseph, Teka Lark, Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Ed Lin, R. Zamora Linmark, Kenji Liu, Rajiv Mohabir, Angela […]



Kaya Press is proud to present an evening with R. Zamora Linmark, Jessica Hagedorn, and Lois-Ann Yamanaka at USC’s campus. Luis Alfaro will moderate the event. Monday, March 28, 2016, 7 p.m. Friends of the USC Libraries Lecture Hall, Doheny Memorial Library Room 240 USC – University Park Campus 3550 Trousdale Pkwy Los Angeles, CA […]


“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