kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora


This year Kaya turns 20, but we’re looking fresher than ever thanks to our brand new website. Designed to bring all the right things to your attention, the new layout features a more interactive book page, social media links for our authors, and of course our smoking tiger, glaring and animated in the top right […]


Because Kaya is a FULL SERVICE, AUDIENCE PARTICIPATORY kind of publisher, we present you with our Hyperart: Thomasson website. Hyperart: Thomasson website. In the seventies, Japanese artist Akasegawa Genpei and his buddies discovered “hyperart,” unintentional art created by the city itself. Urban objects and structures that had had a use in the past, but were […]


“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