Khaty Xiong is the newest member of the MSLC joining us in July, 2018. Khaty serves as the MSLC's Office Assistant which plays many roles in order to provide continued support to the operations of the MSLC. Khaty is a Hmong American poet and writer from Fresno, California. She was born to Hmong refugees from Laos. Khaty received a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Northern University and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Montana. She has been awarded an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council in recognition of her work and a fellowship from the MacDowell Colony.