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Kao Kalia Yang
Kao Kalia Yang is an award-winning Hmong-American writer. She holds degrees from Carleton College and Columbia University. Yang is the author of The Latehomecomer, The Song Poet, What God is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss By and For Native Women and Women of Color, and the picture book A Map Into the World. In 2020, Yang has two more picture books coming, The Shared Room and The Most Beautiful Thing, and a collective memoir called Somewhere in the Unknown World. She lives in Saint Paul with her family. Yang is also an educator and public speaker.
Recent & Notable Works
Somewhere in the Unknown World (forthcoming from Metropolitan Books, 2020)
What God is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss By and For Native Women and Women of Color (University of Minnesota Press, 2019)
A Map into the World (Carolrhoda Books, 2019)
The Song Poet (Metropolitan Books, 2016)
The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir (Coffee House Press, 2008)