Hear from the author of this year's Big Read Wichita book! Kao Kalia Yang is a teacher, public speaker, and writer. She is the author of the award-winning book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir. Kao Kalia Yang is a member of the Hmong ethnic minority living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Born in Thailand's Ban Vinai Refugee Camp, Yang is now an American citizen. Her presentation will be followed by a Q&A and a book signing. Books will be for sale by Watermark Books at this event with is free and open to the public.