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05/13

Pop-up Memory Works Writing Workshop with Q.M. Zhang

Sign up a special writing workshop for Asian Pacific Islander American next-gen writers, meaning those who are trying to trace their family histories across the Pacific and beyond. Led by Q.M. Zhang, author of Accomplice to Memory. Friday May 13th, 4 – 5:30 EDT [1 – 2:30 PST] — on Zoom.  $20 registration — register here. Q.M. […]

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 […]

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 […]

 

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Q.M. Zhang
Pop-up Memory Works Writing Workshop with Q.M. Zhang

Sign up a special writing workshop for Asian Pacific Islander American next-gen writers, meaning those who are trying to trace their family histories across the Pacific and beyond. Led by Q.M. Zhang, author of Accomplice to Memory. Friday May 13th, 4 – 5:30 EDT [1 – 2:30 PST] — on Zoom.  $20 registration — register here. Q.M. […]

Bo-Young Kim
A Transnational Dialogue on Science Fiction: Nalo Hopkinson & Kim Bo-Young

Nalo Hopkinson (Skin Folk, Sister Mine) and Kim Bo-Young (On the Origin of Species, I’m Waiting for You) will discuss their writing in relation to colonialism, feminism, neurodiversity, Afrofuturism, techno-orientalism, and more. Moderated by Seo-Young Chu (Do Metaphors Dream of Literal Sleep?), and featuring readings by Kim’s translators Sunyoung Park and Joungmin Lee, this event […]