kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora


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 […]


This past September, we hosted a booth at the literary extravaganza that is the Brooklyn Book Festival in New York. Our return to the Festival after not participating for several years was definitely a hit, largely due to our diverse plethora of featured activities!   Highlights from the Brooklyn Book Festival: 1. Kaya and Kundiman […]


Thad Rutkowski will be one of the performers at our fundraiser in NYC on June 11. Novelist and poet published by yours truly (ROUGHHOUSE), we’re looking forward to hearing his work again at our event! We asked him what he thought about Kaya, and he reflected on how far we’ve come–from NY to LA: “In […]


“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