Books, Cover Reveal

Cover Reveal: Ritu and Chandni are getting married!

    You are invited to Ritu and her girlfriend Chandni's forthcoming nuptials! We are thrilled to finally be able to reveal the beautiful cover for our upcoming picture book that celebrates love against the backdrop of a loud and colorful desi wedding. Just look at the gorgeous brides<3<3<3! Stay tuned for previews and more...coming… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Ritu and Chandni are getting married!


A year of #smallpress❤

As 2017 draws to a close, we are grateful for all the #smallpresslove️ you have shown us. It inspires us to dream bigger. It motivates us to create. It helps us build a community of authors, artists and readers who celebrate a rich and colorful world of stories. We are really excited for what the… Continue reading A year of #smallpress❤

Books, Uncategorized

Your ticket to an incredible journey is here.

Friends, our gorgeous coloring journal Wanderlust, is up for pre-orders. The artwork is stunning and the coloring is oh-so-addictive. And to sweeten the deal, pre-orders receive a surprise gift! Pre-order your copy today at Kitaab World!  

South Asian Literature, Writing

Authors, we want to hear from you.

At Yali, we are actively seeking new manuscripts for our 2017-18 collection and we particularly welcome stories that have the power to challenge and surprise readers. The quirkier the tale, the better! Our submission guidelines can be found here.

Cutting Chai, Publishing

Authentic, not just Diverse

2016 might just be the Year of Diversity. Everyone (or at least everyone on Twitter) is waking up to the fact that our books, movies, and TV shows are strange pale worlds, completely cut off from the reality of everyday life. We now have friends, colleagues, neighbors, even relatives, from cultures that are different from the… Continue reading Authentic, not just Diverse


Talking to her PB characters: An inteview with illustrator Debasmita Dasgupta

Award-winning author-illustrator Elizabeth Dulemba, interviewed illustrator Debasmita Dasgupta and talked to her about the process of creating the artwork for Mina vs. the Monsoon. Debasmita's answers will put a smile on your face! Here's one we love love love - e: Is there a unique or funny story behind the creation of Mina Vs. The Monsoon? Debasmita: So… Continue reading Talking to her PB characters: An inteview with illustrator Debasmita Dasgupta