Bits of news:

I write you with bits of news:-I submitted my fifth letter to a refugee child for Al Jazeera. This final letter in the short series will run on Thursday. For those of you who may have missed any of the letters, you can find them here: Song Poet, my second book, has been selected as […]

It’s here! From the Tops of the Trees

Young Kalia has never known life beyond the fences of the Ban Vinai Refugee Camp. The Thai camp holds many thousands of Hmong families who fled in the aftermath of the little-known Secret War in Laos that was waged during America’s Vietnam War. For Kalia and her cousins, life isn’t always easy, but they still […]

Twin Cities Book Festival

Kalia will present virtually at this year’s Twin Cities Book Festival: