kaya publishes books of the asian pacific diaspora


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 […]



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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