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11/17

Kaya at 2018 SoCal Poetry Fest!

The SoCalPoFest is an annual poetry festival that relocates each year to a different Southern California community. Dedicated to preserving the diversity of voices within SoCal communities, this diversity extends across cultural lines and lines related to schools of poetic thought. Kaya Press is excited to support this event by participating in the SoCal Literary […]

10/29

I Even Regret Night: Verses from Indenture

Monday, October 29, 6:30 PM– 8:30 PM Free King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU/ www.kjcc.org 53 Washington Sq S, New York, New York 10012 Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, South Asian American Digital Archive, Rajkumari Cultural Center, Jahajee Sisters, and Guyana Modern.com. […]

09/13

LITERAOKE IN NYC

Thursday, September 13, 2018 7:00pm Asian American Writers’ Workshop 112 W 27th St Ste 600 NY, NY 10001   LITERAOKE finally comes to NYC, after unforgettable shows across the country! Come see performers sing their hearts out to their favorite karaoke bangers and then read from their work. Come sing a-long with these amazing writers. […]

07/27

Kaya at Smithsonian APA Literature Festival

Kaya Press is excited to be one of the partners bringing you the inaugural Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Literature Festival held in Washington DC at the Smithsonian, The Phillips Collection, Library of Congress and the Dupont Underground from July 27 – 29, 2017. Check out the full schedule of events here. Kaya Press will be […]

 

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Sesshu Foster
Kaya at 2018 SoCal Poetry Fest!

The SoCalPoFest is an annual poetry festival that relocates each year to a different Southern California community. Dedicated to preserving the diversity of voices within SoCal communities, this diversity extends across cultural lines and lines related to schools of poetic thought. Kaya Press is excited to support this event by participating in the SoCal Literary […]

Lisa Chen
Lisa Chen wins the Ronna Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award 2018

Have the champagne ready! Lisa Chen, the author of Mouth (2007), wins the Ronna Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award 2018. Sharing the recognition with five talented and inspiring women authors, the award recognizes Chen as an exceptional emerging writer. “Our award winners this year are an exciting and talented group of emergent women writers. Their writing is […]

Rajiv Mohabir
I Even Regret Night: Verses from Indenture

Monday, October 29, 6:30 PM– 8:30 PM Free King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU/ www.kjcc.org 53 Washington Sq S, New York, New York 10012 Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, South Asian American Digital Archive, Rajkumari Cultural Center, Jahajee Sisters, and Guyana Modern.com. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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