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Kaya Press is thrilled to announce the official publication of Hapa Japan: History Vol. 1 and Hapa Japan: Identities & Representations Vol. 2 edited by Duncan Ryūken Williams. Described by Ruth Ozeki as “essential reading for all citizens of our transcultural, transnational, boundless, borderless, beautifully mixed-up world,” these volumes bring together scholarship on the rich historical and […]

02/10

02/10

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 […]

02/08

02/08

Join us on Wednesday February 8th in Washington D.C. & write *your* resistance at the second annual #Lit-in-Color Write-a-Thon! Kaya Press and The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective invite you to come and spend a day (or a few hours or even just 30 minutes) with an amazing group of Writers of Color who will be […]

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All of us here at Kaya are ecstatic to announce the official publication of our reprinting of H.T. Tsiang’s 1937 novel And China Has Hands! We’ve been so excited about this book. On 10/19, we celebrated the life and work of H.T. Tsiang at our USC event, Radical Failure as Revolutionary Agitprop. There, we heard from Floyd Cheung, the scholar and […]

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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 […]

10/20

10/20

On Thursday, October 20th, we will be celebrating And China Has Hands, a novel by political activist, life-long eccentric, and agitprop author H.T. Tsiang. Tsiang’s mostly self-published experimental novels and poetry, published in the 1920s and 1930s, are a testament to his singular unwillingness to compromise his vision or his politics in order to fit within the […]

 
 
 
 

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