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Kao Kalia Yang, April 14, 2008

Hmong Times calls Kao Kalia Yang “one of the best Hmong American writers in the world.” She is a Twin Cities-based writer whose most recent collaboration is the film The Place We Were Born, which documents the experiences of Hmong American refugees, and is the co-founder of Words Wanted, an agency dedicated to helping immigrants with writing, translating, and business services.

The interview can be downloaded as a video podcast (133.4 MB) or as an audio file (.mp3 – 54.9 MB).

Author Kao Kalia Yang also talked about her memoir, Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir (Coffee House Press, April 2008) at the IAS shortly after the book was released.

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