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The L.A. Times Festival of Books was a lively and busy weekend. During both days of the festival, Kaya Press tabled at the Smoking Hot Indie Lounge with Gold Line Press, a small publishing press run by USC Creative Writing PhD students and alumni. As both presses sold their books, families with their children came […]

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Co-organized with our wonderful friends Kundiman, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, The Asian American Literary Review, and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Literaoke was an epic closure of AWP19! The venue, Chopsticks Karaoke Bar, was packed with about 200 people! Some people could not even find seats, but it did not stop them from having fun. Featured lineups read their original […]

03/27

03/27

Hello lovely people! The tiger is excited to announce that Kaya Press will be sharing Booth #6000 with Asian American Writers’ Workshop, The Asian American Literary Review Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, and World Stage Press–all are organizations or publishing houses dedicated to writers of color. Here’s what’s going on at the Booth: AUTHOR SIGNINGS / EVENTS AT BOOTH […]

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“Writing science fiction in a third world country can sometimes feel like a spectator’s game,” Sang Joon Park, the translator and co-editor of Readymade Bodhisattva, shared with the audience at the Readymade Bodhisattva launch event on February 20th. It was a full house at the Joyce J. Cammilleri Hall black box theater at the University […]

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A very thoughtful note on the textual hybridity in QM Zhang’s memoir ACCOMPLICE TO MEMORY by David DeGusta in The Massachusetts Review: “The term ‘hybrid’ is applied mostly to memoirs with more than the usual amount of invention, or to novels with less. Here, though, is a book that realizes the true potential of a […]

 
 
 
 

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