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Writer Kao Kalia Yang to visit Grand Marais this week for Readers & Writers Festival

Kao Kalia Yang's first book,
Kao Kalia Yang's first book, "The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir"

Kao Kalia Yang is an author, teacher, and public speaker who's written two books about her Hmong family's experiences in Laos, Thailand, and the U.S. She joined Ann Possis to share how she approaches her writing. Kalia will be in Grand Marais this week to teach and present at the North Shore Readers & Writers Festival. WTIP will broadcast a panel discussion she's on, Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the library, on writing about charged topics. Jay Andersen will moderate the event. 

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