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kaya events

06/23

Reimagining the Universe: South Korean Science Fiction Writers in Conversation

Kaya Press is pleased to invite you to our upcoming event: Reimagining the Universe: South Korean Science Fiction Writers in Conversation! South Korean science fiction writers Kim Bo-Young (On the Origin of Species and Other Stories) and Bora Chung (Cursed Bunny) are rewriting the rules of science fiction and fantasy through works that are increasingly […]

06/01

Food For Thought: An Asian Pacific American Publishing Showcase

Please join us for a presentation of Asian Pacific American zines and publications created by the students in the UCLA Asian American Publishing with Kaya Press class. The zines collect work on topics ranging from Asian grocery stores to Hmong clothing to Asian comfort food recipes and much much more. Tuesday June 1, 2021 11 […]

12/27

The Kaya Press 2020 Thank U Next Smoking Hot Lit Lounge Celebration Mingle

We wanted to send 2020 out by celebrating all of you — our community who make everything we do possible and worthwhile! 2020 has been a doozy of a year and we’re happy to see it end, but so many of you showed up for Kaya Press this year (in-person events, virtual events, amplifying our […]

02/20

Visions & Voices: Contemporary Chinese Diasporic Fiction

Join us for a reading and conversation with four outstanding Chinese writers whose works upend the notion of a monolithic Chinese identity and uncover a much more complicated story about the diversity of Chinese diasporic experiences in America: 2017 National Book Award finalist Lisa Ko (The Leavers), crime-writer-turned-YA-author Ed Lin (David Tung Can’t Have a […]

 

author news

Bo-Young Kim
Reimagining the Universe: South Korean Science Fiction Writers in Conversation

Kaya Press is pleased to invite you to our upcoming event: Reimagining the Universe: South Korean Science Fiction Writers in Conversation! South Korean science fiction writers Kim Bo-Young (On the Origin of Species and Other Stories) and Bora Chung (Cursed Bunny) are rewriting the rules of science fiction and fantasy through works that are increasingly […]

Bo-Young Kim
Explore a New World through ‘On the Origins of Species and Other Stories’

After much anticipation, Kim Bo Young’s English debut novel On the Origins of Species and Other Stories is available for pre-order, and will be published in May 2021! Straddling science fiction, fantasy and myth, the writings of award-winning author Bo Young Kim have garnered a cult following in South Korea, where she is widely acknowledged as […]

Ed Lin
Asian American YA with Ed Lin and R. Zamora Linmark

Before the Young Adult became the edgy, best-selling genre it is today, Kaya Press was publishing cutting edge stories about Asian diasporic young people that changed the world. R. Zamora Linmark’s Rolling The Rs tells the stories of young people in Kalihi, Hawaii in a way that no one had ever allowed children to exist […]

 
 
 
 
 

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