kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora


For 25 years, Kaya Press has published cutting edge Asian diasporic literature. We're excited to celebrate and honor this ongoing work, in part, by offering a special Sustaining Subscription Package to Kaya readers.


For $100 $90 dollars (from 11.29.19 – 12.02.19) you will receive:

Four new Kaya Press publications in their best editions (listed below), one back-list, in-print book of your choice, as well as Kaya Press swag:

I Even Regret Night: Holi Songs of Demerara
By Lalbihari Sharma, Translated by Rajiv Mohabir (April 2019)

Readymade Bodhisattva: The Kaya Anthology of South Korean Science Fiction
Edited by Sunyoung Park and Sang Joon Park (March 2019)

Last of Her Name
By Mimi Lok (October 2019)

David Tung Can’t Have a Girlfriend Until He Gets Into an Ivy League College
By Ed Lin (February 2020)

Along with the 4 new titles (above), you’ll receive 1 back-list, in-print book of your choice. Sustaining Subscribers will also receive a special edition Kaya Press 25th anniversary T-shirt, an I Even Regret Night poster (11 x 14 in.), as well as Kaya stickers, postcards, and more!

By purchasing a Sustaining Subscription Package, you’ll receive 5 titles in total, plus Kaya swag (a $150 value at a 35% discount). The contents of your subscription package will be sent in two separate shipments—one in the month when you subscribe, and the second in November 2019. Subscription packages ship free in the U.S.As a 25th Anniversary Sustaining Subscriber, you’ll receive Kaya Press publications—and goodies—in their best editions; and most importantly, you’ll play an integral role in supporting Kaya’s mission to amplify authors throughout the Asian and Pacific Island diasporas who challenge our expectations of storytelling, and who encourage us to imagine wider realms of possibility.



“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