Hedberg Public Library Zoom Event: Viewing of The Latehomecomer

join the Hedberg Public Library’s ZOOM event, which will include a viewing of The Latehomecomer, join the Hedberg Public Library’s ZOOM event, which will include a viewing of The Latehomecomer, join the Hedberg Public Library’s ZOOM event, which will include a viewing of The Latehomecomer, join the Hedberg Public Library’s ZOOM event, which will include a viewing of The […]

Yang Warriors: Fox9 News

New picture book tells inspiring tale of brave kids in refugee camp Award-winning Minnesota author Kao Kalia Yang is out with a brand new picture book with illustrator Billy Thao. “Yang Warriors” tells the real-life story of a group of young cousins in a refugee camp. The Buzz got a chance to chat with Yang […]

Kao Kalia Yang Scholarship: Hmong Youth

The Kao Kalia Yang Scholarship for Hmong American youth has launched, thanks to the generosity of the Robin-Hwajin Yoon Kim Foundation:  https://www.apcf.org/kao-kalia-yang-scholarship-open

Somewhere in the Unknown World: Audio book available

The audio book for Somewhere in the Unknown World is available for sale. Listen to a clip here:https://soundcloud.com/macaudio-2/somewhere-in-the-unknown-world-by-kao-kalia-yang-audiobook-excerpt/s-IPcuxjyYGiW

Forthcoming book:Yang Warriors

Check out the cover of my forthcoming book, Yang Warriors: https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/yang-warriors

Conversation with Sahan Journal

Conversation with Sahan Journal’s Elizabeth Foy Larsen on the full body of my work: https://sahanjournal.com/profiles/kao-kalia-yang-minnesota-refugees/

Essay: A Portal to Belonging

An essay and excerpt in the October issue of MN Women’s Press: https://www.womenspress.com/kao-kalia-yang-portal-to-belonging/