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Our fundraising event in NYC on June 11 will be emceed by the incomparable Ed Lin. Among his many enviable qualities, he is a hilarious host, so the night is sure to be an unforgettable one. When we asked him what he thought about Kaya Press, this is what he had to say: “‘Kaya!’ is […]

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Come to our fundraiser in NYC on June 11 and enjoy a performance from Kaya’s theater artist and playwright SAM CHANSE, author of LYDIA’S FUNERAL VIDEO. Sam’s humor is definitely going to be a fun highlight of the event! Here’s what she has to say about us: “Kaya is a Mighty & Beneficent Force for sharing […]

06/11

06/11

Thursday, June 11, 2015 Orbital 155 Rivington St. New York, NY 7-10 PM Clear your calendar — It’s going down! Me Myself & Kaya kicks off on June 11th, and you’re invited to take part in the festivities. Orbital NYC (155 Rivington St.) is our meeting spot for a night of celebrating books, film, theater, […]

06/01

06/01

New Yorkers: go participate in this amazing underground publishing event by our friends at WRIT LARGE PRESS, featuring Kaya writers Ed Lin and Thaddeus Rutkowski, among many others. Hosted by S2A (www.s2anyc.com), PUBLISH! questions the notion of writing as a private, solitary act and re-imagines the publishing process as an act of announcing. Over the […]

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On March 28th, the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU hosted an exciting launch event for H.T. Tsiang’s The Hanging on Union Square, which Tsiang originally self-published in 1935. C0-sponsored by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, the Asian American Arts Alliance, and the Museum of Chinese in America, the lively event featured an introduction by the book’s […]

03/28

03/28

We’re launching Kaya’s latest book–H.T. Tsiang’s The Hanging on Union Square–a satiric, quasi-experimental novel that explores leftist politics in Depression-era New York – an era of union busting and food lines. The book is back in print for the first time since it was originally self-published in 1935 and we are thrilled to have editor Floyd […]

 
 
 
 

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— Junot Díaz