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Kaya Press
Sunyoung@kaya.com
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Phone
    (917) 971-8883
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    fb, twitter, instagram
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Kaya Press is a group of dedicated writers, artists, readers, and lovers of books working together to publish the most challenging, thoughtful, and provocative literature being produced throughout the Asian and Pacific Island diasporas. We believe that people’s lives can be changed by literature that pushes us past expectations and out of our comfort zone. We believe in the contagious potential of creativity combined with the means of production.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    yes
  • If Yes, please name
    University of Southern California
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Sunyoung Lee
  • Contact title
    Publisher
  • Publishes
    fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation
  • Focus
    Publisher of Asian, Pacific Islander, and API diasporic fiction, poetry, critical essays, art, film, performance, and culture
  • Representative authors
    R. Zamora Linmark, Sesshu Foster, Ishle Park
  • Submissions policy
    See http://kaya.com/about/submissions/
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    From 1 / 5 - 4 / 4
  • Reporting time
    3 - months
  • Author Payments
    royalties, copies
  • Number of paid staff
    0
  • Number of unpaid staff
    2
  • Distributors
    DAP
  • Wholesalers
    SPD
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • ISBN Number
    1-885030
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    4-8
  • Titles in Print
    40
  • Average Print Run
    2000
  • Format (%)
    5% Hardcover, 95% Paperback

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