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09/17

Transnational SciFi Event Featuring Readymade Bodhisattva at Brooklyn Book Festival

We’re so excited to continue the celebration of Readymade Bodhisattva: The Kaya Anthology of South Korean Science Fiction in New York City this September, this time — as part of the Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends Series! Transnational Sci Fi: A Border-Crossing, Otherworldly Reading & Discussion: In 2019, two groundbreaking transnational Sci Fi anthologies were published, Readymade […]

10/22

Last of Her Name Book Launch

  So excited to celebrate the widely anticipated launch of Mimi Lok’s Last of Her Name! Here are some of the book’s excellent early reviews… “In her debut story collection, Last of Her Name, Mimi Lok is not interested in providing answers or pat endings. The stories open up, instead, in the way of myth or […]

08/02

Kaya Press at 2019 Asian American Literature Festival at Washington, DC!

2019 Asian American Literature Festival https://smithsonianapa.org/lit/lit2019/ August 2-4, 2019 at Eaton DC, Library of Congress, and Smithsonian Freer/Sackler Galleries free to the public Kaya Press will host 2 awesome panels: Kaya Healing Circle on Toxic Masculinity on Saturday, August 3, at 5:30 PM-6:30 PM Transnational Narratives, featuring Mimi Lok, Max Yeh + Alice Stephens, moderated […]

03/30

LITERAOKE at AWP19: Saturday March 30th at Chopsticks Karaoke Bar

It’s time for another epic evening of singing, reading, and joy! Kaya Press, Kundiman, AAWW, AALR, and the Smithsonian APA Center are bringing together an amazing, diverse line-up of performers who will sing one minute of their favorite karaoke banger and then read from their own work. Don’t miss it!! FEATURING: Helene Achanzar Andres Cerpa […]

 

author news

Mimi Lok
Kaya Press at 2019 Asian American Literature Festival at Washington, DC!

2019 Asian American Literature Festival https://smithsonianapa.org/lit/lit2019/ August 2-4, 2019 at Eaton DC, Library of Congress, and Smithsonian Freer/Sackler Galleries free to the public Kaya Press will host 2 awesome panels: Kaya Healing Circle on Toxic Masculinity on Saturday, August 3, at 5:30 PM-6:30 PM Transnational Narratives, featuring Mimi Lok, Max Yeh + Alice Stephens, moderated […]

Sesshu Foster
City of the Future Won 2019 Firecracker Award for Poetry!

FIRECRACKER AWARDS are awarded to the best self and independently published books of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry and the best literary magazines in the categories of debut and general excellence. The winners were announced at CLMP annual awards ceremony, held this year on June 5 at Poets House in New York City. What the judges say about City of the […]

Shailja Patel
Kaya Press-Denniston Hill 2019 Resident: Shailja Patel

We are incredibly pleased to announce that Kaya Press will be continuing its partnership with the Denniston Hill arts organization to offer a one-month long residency to another deserving artist/writer this summer. For the partnership’s first year last August, the resident was the conceptual artist, writer, educator, and cook Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik.  This year, we […]

 
 
 
 
 

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- Junot Díaz