kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora


Black Lives Matter. Some truths are so self-evident that having to say them at all seems both inadequate and an indictment. Black lives—Black artists, thinkers, musicians, activists, struggles, and history—pried open the sense of possibility that gave birth to Kaya Press. Without the ideas, example, and radical acts of imagination gifted to us by Black […]



Monday, October 29, 6:30 PM– 8:30 PM Free King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU/ www.kjcc.org 53 Washington Sq S, New York, New York 10012 Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, South Asian American Digital Archive, Rajkumari Cultural Center, Jahajee Sisters, and Guyana Modern.com. […]


“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