kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora


Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut, Kaya’s latest poet, launched her debut collection Magnetic Refrain at The Last Bookstore in Downtown Los Angeles on February 9th. The cavernous bookstore–named one of the 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World–had a robust Saturday afternoon crowd of friends and poetry lovers. Nicky shared the stage with poet Lee Herrick, author […]



Come visit Kaya at the West Hollywood Book Fair on Sunday September 30th, and create a memorable story. Also be sure to get your very own tiger tattoo. Rawr! See Kaya Press author Nicky Schildkraut, Magnetic Refrain (November 2012) read. 10:30 – 11:30am at the Poetry Lounge! 11th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair Sunday, September 30, […]


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— Junot Díaz