Kao Kalia Yang ’03 awarded 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship
Yang studied American studies, cross-cultural studies, and women’s and gender studies at Carleton.
General Nonfiction Fellow Kao Kalia Yang ’03 has been awarded a fellowship for 2023 by the Guggenheim Foundation. She received a new fellowship underwritten by Matt Pincus and Sarah Min in “Fiction, General Nonfiction, or Biography” for a woman or person of color. Yang has written two memoirs about her family’s experience as Hmong refugees in the United States.