8/20–I am visiting the San Diego Festival of Books! :)


Hi Everyone! I’ll be in San Diego this weekend chatting about Queer Speculative Fiction and other wonderful things with the amazing Foz Meadows! Panel – Queer Speculative Fiction: Start Time: 11:30 am Arrival Time: 11:00 am Panelists: Ryka Aoki LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS and Foz Meadows A STRANGE AND STUBBORN ENDURANCE, moderated by Scott Paulson […]

August 18, 2022

Hi All! Yes I am here! :)


It’s been a while since I’ve updated, but I’ll be taking better care of this site going forward! A lot has happened since my last post, and I’m trying to figure out the best ways to say hello to everyone! Thank you so much again!! Much love!!! Ryka

April 25, 2022

Queer Check-Ins

Community, Uncategorized

Meredith Talusan wrote a beautiful article on a project that I am part of. ““Queer Check-Ins”…curated by the poet Franny Choi, brings together 12 other queer and trans Asian-American poets to read their poetry over videos drawn from their lives. Part of an ongoing digital exhibition called “A Day in the Queer Life of Asian Pacific America,” […]

August 10, 2019

Winter Tangerine! :) November 10-20th

Community, Readings and Events, Uncategorized

This November, I am proud to be presenting at Open by Riot Laughter—archiving the resistance, divestment & transcendence of gender It’s a workshop by Winter Tangerine for trans/gender non-conforming writers. I am super excited! My talk will be called: “Where Are You Pointing That Flash?” and will discussing  we position ourselves relative to our work. My lecture will […]

November 8, 2018