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If you missed it, no problem! Catch the recording of our last event on youtube now! Click here to watch! South Korean science fiction writers Kim Bo-Young (On the Origin of Species and Other Stories) and Bora Chung (Cursed Bunny) are rewriting the rules of science fiction and fantasy through works that are increasingly recognized […]

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On the Origin of Species and Other Stories by Kim Bo-Young is finally available to order! View the book trailer above to learn more about the book! The debut English-language collection of one of South Korea’s most distinctive and accomplished sci-fi authors Straddling science fiction, fantasy and myth, the writings of award-winning author Bo-Young Kim […]

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We are thrilled to announce Ink & Blood, a new joint imprint focused on Diasporic Vietnamese literature, from Kaya Press and the Diasporic Vietnamese Artist Network (DVAN). This exciting new project aims to bring Vietnamese literary voices from across the globe to English readers, and has been in the works for the past year, with […]

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April marks National Poetry Month. Kaya is celebrating National Poetry Month by releasing the exclusive Water Bundle. The Water Bundle includes Koon Woon’s Water Chasing Water and Ishle Yi Park’s The Temperature of This Water. The Water Bundle invites you to submerge yourself in the immigrant experience and swim through the worlds of Koon Woon […]

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A few years ago at AAAS in San Francisco in 2018, some of us got together and put together a roundtable titled: Writers Don’t Go to AAAS: Bridging the Gap Between the Asian American Literary Community and Asian American Literary Scholarship. Three years later, we are still attempting to build this bridge. | In fact, it […]

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For several years, Kaya along with our collaborators at AALR, Kundiman, the Smithsonian APAC and more have been discussing the best ways to build better connections between Asian American literary scholars, or scholars in general, and the writers and publishers who are focused on new Asian Pacific American and Asian Diasporic literatures.  Kaya is currently […]

 
 
 
 

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— Junot Díaz