kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora


Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut, Kaya’s latest poet, launched her debut collection Magnetic Refrain at The Last Bookstore in Downtown Los Angeles on February 9th. The cavernous bookstore–named one of the 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World–had a robust Saturday afternoon crowd of friends and poetry lovers. Nicky shared the stage with poet Lee Herrick, author […]



www.tongueandgroovela.com (LOS ANGELES, Ca.)—(May 2, 2012)— In celebration of National Asian American/Pacific Islanders Heritage month, Conrad Romo’s Tongue and Groove Series would like to announce a series of events throughout Los Angeles featuring Asian American writers from both the East and West Coasts to include: Chiwan Choi, Ed Lin, Frannie Choi, Traci Kato Kiriyama, Suzanne […]


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— Junot Díaz