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12/27

We wanted to send 2020 out by celebrating all of you — our community who make everything we do possible and worthwhile! 2020 has been a doozy of a year and we’re happy to see it end, but so many of you showed up for Kaya Press this year (in-person events, virtual events, amplifying our […]

02/20

02/20

Join us for a reading and conversation with four outstanding Chinese writers whose works upend the notion of a monolithic Chinese identity and uncover a much more complicated story about the diversity of Chinese diasporic experiences in America: 2017 National Book Award finalist Lisa Ko (The Leavers), crime-writer-turned-YA-author Ed Lin (David Tung Can’t Have a […]

11/07

11/07

If you’re in the American Southwest, be sure to join Max Yeh at Bookworks in Albuquerque (NM), as he reads from his whirlwind work Stolen Oranges: Letters Between Cervantes and the Emperor of China, a Pseudo-Fiction. Stolen Oranges journeys to locations ranging from the archives of Imperial China to a rare book shop in Mexico […]

10/22

10/22

  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 […]

09/17

09/17

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 […]

08/02

08/02

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 […]

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— Junot Díaz