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A Letter from the Kaya Press Publisher Can you believe that in 2019, Kaya Press will celebrate twenty-five years of existence? That’s twenty-five years of publishing Asian diasporic literature. We want to kick off Kaya’s silver anniversary year with an annual drive campaign with a goal of $10,000.00 by Dec. 31st. I’ve worked with Kaya […]

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Literaoke in NY: Performers Drop the Mic! It was Literaoke in NY, September 13, 2018! Ed Lin performed “If You’ll Be a Baby to Me” by Hank Williams, Samatha Thornhill performed “Giving Him Something He Can Feel” by En vogue, Sam Chanse performed “Where the Streets Have No Name” by U2, Charles Rice-Gonzalez performed “Jenny From the Block” by […]

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On September 7, 2018, at Doheney Library University of Southern California, Kaya Press held a symposium entitled “Migrant Voices Between Korea and China: Politics, Literature and Translation in Kim San’s Song or Arirang and Cheon Unyeong’s Farewell, Circus”. The symposium is an inaugural pre-launched event of The Magpie Series, at which Kaya Press collaborated with Department of […]

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Have the champagne ready! Lisa Chen, the author of Mouth (2007), wins the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award 2018. Sharing the recognition with five talented and inspiring women authors, the award recognizes Chen as an exceptional emerging writer. “Our award winners this year are an exciting and talented group of emergent women writers. Their writing is […]

 
 
 
 

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— Junot Díaz