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This is the official website of Kao Kalia Yang/ Nkauj Kablia Yaj.
Website designed and maintained by Viseth Moua.
Kalia is a sought after public speaker. A selective mute in the English speaking world for much of her early life, Kalia’s unintended speaking career started in 2008 with the publication of her first book The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir.
Kalia is a powerful and effective teacher. She believes that one can only teach what one seeks to learn.
Kalia is the author of the award winning book The Latehomecomer. She is currently in the process of releasing her new book The Song Poet.
Kao Kalia Yang is a teacher, public speaker, and writer. Yang is the author of the award-winning book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir (Coffee House Press, 2008) and the forthcoming book, The Song Poet (Metropolitan Books, 2016).
Kalia is a sought after public speaker. A selective mute in the English speaking world for much of her early life, Kalia’s unintended speaking career started in 2008 with the publication of her first book.
Thaum Hluas Txog Hnub Laus: When the Days of Youth are Gone (Bee Yang, 2014)
This is an album of Hmong song poetry, kwv txhiaj hmoob, composed and sung by Bee Yang, Kao Kalia Yang’s father. The album notes and English translation of one of the songs are by Kao Kalia Yang.
This is only the first track; please click on the button below to listen to more tracks and purchase the CD.