Chia Gounza Vang was born in Laos. Her family escaped to the refugee camp in Thailand after the Vietnam War and now residing in Wisconsin with her husband and four children.
She is a social studies teacher and a SCBWI member. Her passion for history inspires her to research and write YA historical fiction. In the summer time, she writes, sells food at the farmer’s market and helps out at her sister’s restaurant.
Follow her on Twitter: @chiagounzavang