Kao Kalia Yang’s From the Tops of the Trees is the 2023 APALA Award winning picture book
To my surprised delight, The Song Poet has been selected by Esquire Magazine as one of the top 50 best autobiographies of all time. You can see the full list here; we’re ranked at 16th: https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/books/g42108589/best-biographies/
The Song Poet Opera tickets were all sold out six months before the opening dates. This is the first time this has happened in MN Opera history. I am excited and apprehensive at once–so many people will get to hear my debut as a librettist. FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO WERE UNABLE TO GET TICKETS, […]
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 […]