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04/01

Join Kaya Press and four Asian diasporic artists for Self/Split next Wednesday! Sam Chanse, Nicholas Wong, and D’Lo are authors of three forthcoming Kaya books, and Chiwan Choi will also be reading his poetry. The event will be at USC’s Ground Zero Performance Café on Wednesday, April 1 at 7 PM. Below is the event description on USC’s website: “Self/Split” […]

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Last Wednesday, February 18th, Amarnath Ravva and Andrew Lam joined USC’S APASS DESI Project and the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity to read from their works and discuss Asian-American identity. Amar opened with a reading from AMERICAN CANYON and accompanying video clips which are featured as stills in his debut. Andrew Lam followed with […]

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On the afternoon of November 19th, Kaya Students for Independent Publishing and American Institute of Graphic Arts USC set up shop on the southwest side of campus. The venue–Parkside Performance Cafe–provided a cozy space for student-run organizations and indie creators to present their works. The turnout exceeded our expectations and led to plenty of sales, great […]

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This past Tuesday, November 18th, we teamed up with Haven Lin-Kirk and Advanced Design students at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design for a manifesto writing workshop. Attendees chose from multiple forms to begin their work, including typewriters, dip pens, and permanent marker. Imaginative quotes were plastered to the walls of the Helen Lindhurst […]

11/19

11/19

This Wednesday, November 19th, Kaya’s student group KSIP will be hosting their first annual pop-up bookstore with American Institute of Graphic Arts USC. Kick off your holiday shopping while supporting independent artists and writers at USC! Original works will be available for perusing and purchase. Come by to enjoy the creations of young local artists and go […]

 
 
 
 

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— Junot Díaz