Red Wing’s Anderson Center names Kao Kalia Yang as award recipient for contributions to the cultural and literary life of Minnesota: https://www.southernminn.com/the_kenyon_leader/community/article_8b59fe6a-a087-11ec-b3cf-bbf1bd3c4ba6.html#:~:text=14%20min%20ago-,Kalia%20Yang,writer%2C%20teacher%20and%20public%20speaker.
From the Tops of the Trees: One of four finalists for the Bank Street College of Education’s Irma Black Award
From the Tops of the Trees is one of four finalists for the Bank Street College of Education’s Irma Black Award: https://www.bankstreet.edu/library/center-for-childrens-literature/irma-black-award/
The Song Poet premiers with MN Opera in the 2022-2023 Season. Get more information and tickets here: https://mnopera.org/season/2022-2023/
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: https://www.aljazeera.com/author/kao_kalia_yang_200504133603622-The Song Poet, my second book, has been selected as […]
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 […]
A feature story on Bob and Ruth’s special bench and A Map Into the World: https://www.startribune.com/a-book-a-bench-and-a-beautiful-story/600100431/
Kalia will present virtually at this year’s Twin Cities Book Festival: https://twincitiesbookfestival.com/mn-picture-book/