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10/01

Muscle Memory Launch Reading at Yu & Me Books

In her debut poetry collection Muscle Memory, Washington-based poet Jenny Liou grapples with violence and identity, beginning with the chain-link enclosure of the prizefighter’s cage and radiating outward into the diasporic sweep of Chinese American history. Join Liou and poet Sally Wen Mao for readings and conversation. October 1 | 5:30 – 7:00 pm ET | […]

09/16

Writing into Silence: A MemoryWorks Workshop for Asian Pacific Diasporic Writers

Have you been searching for your history only to discover that what you’ve been told is not true and parts have been left out? Have you ever asked a question of your past only to be met with silence? Do you carry memories of experiences you never had? Join Kaya Press author, Q.M. Zhang, for Writing into […]

08/12

Intersections of Poetry, Art & Identity with Truong Tran, Catalina Ouyang, and Margaret Rhee

Please join us at the Samsung 837 Theater in New York for our upcoming event Intersections of Poetry, Art & Identity, featuring multimedia artist and Kaya author of book of the other Truong Tran, with Catalina Ouyang and Margaret Rhee. Together, they will take over this space, present their work on the epic three-story screen, […]

04/01

Join us at “Belonging as Survival: Creativity, Activism, and Community!’

Join Kaya and USC Visions & Voices at our upcoming event “Belonging as Survival: Creativity, Activism, and Community.” Join us on Friday, April 1st at 7p.m. online! What sounds inspire your activism? What flavors do you connect with your creative pathways? What does belonging feel like and how does it help us survive? Join us […]

 

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Jenny Liou
Muscle Memory Launch Reading at Yu & Me Books

In her debut poetry collection Muscle Memory, Washington-based poet Jenny Liou grapples with violence and identity, beginning with the chain-link enclosure of the prizefighter’s cage and radiating outward into the diasporic sweep of Chinese American history. Join Liou and poet Sally Wen Mao for readings and conversation. October 1 | 5:30 – 7:00 pm ET | […]

Jenny Liou
Muscle Memory: Asian American Women on Violence and Safety

Join poet Jenny Liou for a reading from Muscle Memory, her debut collection from Kaya Press, which grapples with violence and identity, beginning with the chain-link enclosure of the prizefighter’s cage and radiating outward into the diasporic sweep of Chinese American history. Liou will be in conversation with Jess Ng, Muay Thai champion and leader of self-defense classes. After […]

Jenny Liou
Join Jenny Liou on the Muscle Memory Book Tour

We’re so excited to invite you along on a book tour for Muscle Memory, a debut poetry collection by Jenny Liou — events will be both in-person and virtual! Check back here for new events. Friday September 30th | 6 – 8 pm EST | Brooklyn, NY | In-Person Muscle Memory: Asian American Women on […]