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us: Yang, Kao Kalia, 1980-

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    • us: Yang, Kao Kaliya, 1980-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1980-12-17
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Ban Winai (Thailand)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Minnesota
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Sūn Bān Winai (Ban Winai, Thailand)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Biography
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Women authors
            (lcsh) Women teachers
              (lcsh) Hmong Americans
          • Sources

            • found: Yang, Kao Kalia. The latehomecomer, c2008: eCIP t.p. (Kao Kalia Yang) data view (b. Dec. 17, 1980; co-founder of a company dedicated to helping immigrants with writing, translating, and business services; graduate, Carleton College and Columbia University)
            • found: Xiong, Arial Nou. Decendants of bad luck women, 2015: title page (Kao Kalia Yang), page 61 (Kao Kalia Yang is the author of The Latehomecomer: a Hmong Family Memoir (Coffee House Press, 2008) and The Song Poet (forthcoming, Metropolitan Books, 2016). She is a graduate of St. Paul public schools, Carleton College, and Columbia University's School of the Arts)
            • found: Wikipedia, September 1, 2015: Kao Kalia Yang (Kao Kalia Yang (born 1980), a/k/a Kao Kaliya Yang, is a Hmong American writer and author of The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir ... Born in Ban Vinai refugee camp in December, 1980, Yang came to Minnesota in the summer of 1987 ... Yang graduated from Carleton College in Northfield, MN with a Bachelor's degree in American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, and Cross-cultural Studies. Yang received her Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction Writing from Columbia University in New York City. She has taught in numerous positions across the US. Beginning at age 12, Yang taught English as a second language to adult refugees. As a student, Yang privately tutored students, and taught creative nonfiction writing workshops to professionals, including professors from Rutgers University and New York University. Yang has also taught the fundamentals of writing to students at Concordia University in St. Paul and courses in composition at St. Catherine University. She has been visiting organizations and institutions all over the US on writing. She was a professor in the English department at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for the 2010-2011 academic year. In 2014, Yang served as a mentor for the Loft Mentor Series ... ) {}
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