kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora



Join Kundiman and Kaya for their first-ever literary pub quiz celebrating writers of color! As part of the Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends series, the Asian American Arts Alliance will host us for a night of drinks and low-key competition in their Dumbo space. Winners will receive books from Kaya Press and by Kundiman Faculty and […]


Our very own Kaya Press board member (and recent Pulitzer Prize winner), Viet Thanh Nguyen, recently penned a piece for the New Yorker called Reconsidering the Work of a Chinese Immigrant. Our main man Nguyen reviewed a book by Hua Hsu entitled A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure Across the Pacific that acts a biography […]


On May 29th our beloved Kaya author, R. Zamora Linmark, sat down with Michel Martin (host of NPR’s All Things Considered) to discuss his lasting 90’s debut novel, Rolling the R’s! We’re obviously big fans of Rolling over here at the Kaya Press office (especially since it still stands as one of our all time […]