The L.A. press publishes genre-defying poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and translation from the Asian Pacific American and Asian diaspora.
“The hardest part of writing Virga was finding the courage to be vulnerable on the page.” —Shin Yu Pai, author of Virga
Resources and ideas for volunteering, donating, reading, writing, and taking action to support the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
“I miss the intimacy of hearing undiluted voices. Hugs. Raw laughter.” —Benjamín Naka-Hasebe Kingsley, author of Dēmos
“There were so many revelations I could only have reached through the process of putting memories on paper.” —Elizabeth Miki Brina, author of Speak, Okinawa
The author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities embraces and develops a queer Asian American poetics.
“Subtlety can be a form of authority.” —Simon Han, author of Nights When Nothing Happened
The author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities traces his origins as a poet.
“I had a substantially different version of this book that just wasn’t working, scrapped it, did that again, and then the third time was a charm.” —Charles Yu, author of Interior Chinatown