kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora



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. […]



Thursday, September 13, 2018 7:00pm Asian American Writers’ Workshop 112 W 27th St Ste 600 NY, NY 10001   LITERAOKE finally comes to NYC, after unforgettable shows across the country! Come see performers sing their hearts out to their favorite karaoke bangers and then read from their work. Come sing a-long with these amazing writers. […]



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 […]


Join R. Zamora Linmark as he tours America in support of Kaya’s re-release of the modern classic Rolling the R’s. Tour Dates  March 28th, 7 PM at University of Southern California Rolling the R’s: Literary Revolutions in the Asian Pacific Diaspora with Jessica Hagedorn and Lois-Ann Yamanaka Friends of the USC Libraries Lecture Hall, Doheny Memorial […]


“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