kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora


Contact Us

Kaya Press
3620 S. Vermont Ave KAP 462
Los Angeles, CA 90089


Ordering Our Books

Kaya books are distributed by:

DAP/ Distributed Art Publishers
75 Broad Street Suite 630
New York, NY  10004
(800) 338-BOOK

Small Press Distribution


To request advance or review copies of any of our titles, please email Neelanjana Banerjee: neela AT kaya.com. In your email, please include your affiliation and provide online links to your work (if available). We try to fulfill these requests as quickly as possible, and will let you know if we have any questions.


All material published by Kaya Press is protected under copyright law. Written permission is required if you wish to reproduce any material.

Requests must include all relevant information for the selection: book title, author, page number(s), title of poem or chapter (if relevant). We will also need information on your planned publication: the title, author or editor, publisher, proposed publication date, price, the edition’s print run, and the territories in which you plan to sell your book. You may include other information as you see fit.

It will take approximately two months to receive a response to your request. We ask that you submit your request as early in your editorial process as possible. We prefer requests to be emailed. Each request is evaluated on an individual basis. In most cases, a permission fee will be charged. For inquiries, please email Neelanjana Banerjee: neela AT kaya dot com.

Desk & Examination Copies

When requesting a desk copy please submit — from an official university email account, and in the body of the email — the name of the professor, course name, and expected enrollment, as well as the title, author, and ISBN of book you would like a copy of. Allow up to three weeks for these requests to be processed. No attachments, please.  *Desk Copies CANNOT be sent directly to a professor’s home. For requests, please email Neelanjana Banerjee: neela AT kaya dot com.