kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora

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Mimi Lok

Mimi Lok is a Chinese writer and editor, born and raised in the UK, and currently based in California. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, and her writing has been published or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, Lucky Peach, Nimrod, and Hyphen, among other publications. She is the recipient of a Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award and an Ylvisaker Fiction Award, and was a finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Fiction Prize. She is also the Executive Director & Editor of Voice of Witness, an award-winning nonprofit she cofounded that illuminates human rights issues through an oral history book series and a national education program.


“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