kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora



  • Publisher & Editor
  • Sunyoung Lee

  • Managing Editor
  • Neelanjana Banerjee

  • Development & Editorial Assistant
  • Teraya Paramehta

  • Publicity & Development Associate
  • Jhani Randhawa

  • Korean Literature Series Editor
  • Sunyoung Park (Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures at USC)

  • Interns & Volunteers
  • Siddharth Kulkarni, Mya Worrell, Gillian Romero, Colin Chao, Anna Lee, Yansi Murga, Michelle Su, Ivy Hong, Sandria Tran, Minyoung Huh and Zoe Spicer

Board of Directors

  • Jean Ho

  • Huy Hong

  • Adria Imada, Secretary

  • Juliana S. Koo, President

  • Sunyoung Lee, Treasurer

  • Viet Nguyen

  • Chez Bryan Ong

  • Patricia Wakida

Editorial Committee

  • Lisa Chen

  • Neelanjana Banerjee

  • Sunyoung Lee

  • Warren Liu

  • Gerald Maa

  • Sesshu Foster


“The most consistent intelligent wide-ranging committed press I know – Kaya is an example of how to turn ‘small’ books into literary arrows that shoot straight and true into the heart of our culture and (of course) ourselves.”

— Junot Díaz