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KYA PUBLISHING TO HOST CHILDREN’S BOOK & SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE FOR JAMAICA

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TORONTO, ONT (December 2016) – Toronto independent publishing company Kya Publishing will be hosting the Kya Keys Children’s Book Driveon Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Riddim Fit Wellness Centre (845 Westney Road South, Unit #7) in Ajax.
The Kya Keys Book Donation Program—which has previously donated reading materials to youth locally, in the Caribbean, and in Ontario’s correctional system—will feature a donation drive for school supplies and books, while honouring Black History Month.
Kya Publishing will be collecting new and lightly used books for school-aged children (grades K to 8), as well as new school supplies, that will be transported to Jamaican school children in St. Elizabeth and Manchester parishes through a local registered charitable organization: Maica Impact.
The Riddim Fit Centre will be open to accept donations; all are welcome to contribute, and to stay for refreshments at an informal open house. For more information, please contact the plann…

Kya Publishing Joins Wattpad Community With Free "VIDEO LIGHT" Access

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TORONTO, ONT (December 2016) - Toronto publishing company Kya Publishing has joined the online storytelling community Wattpad, and is celebrating by offering free access to their "Urban Toronto Tales" novel VIDEO LIGHT to those registered with the site.

Kya Publishing--committed to the celebration of contemporary Canadian Urban Fiction and culture through their books, research, events, and community initiatives--is excited to share the 2008 novel, that has already been widely distributed and sold throughout Toronto over the years.

"Video Light is a short but sexy novel," said Kya Publishing founder Stacey Marie Robinson. "It's a classic Toronto love story about two individuals from the same [Jamaican] cultural background, with distinctly different histories. The characters experience the city and their adulthood through different lenses...which is what makes the story uniquely and authentically a 'Toronto' tale."

Through Wattpad, writers and auth…