Viet Thanh Nguyen: between two worlds

In this interview for Rai Cultura, Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer.  Video Interview Il Capitano al centro del romanzo Il simpatizzante di Viet Thanh Nguyen,…(read more)

FAHRENHEIT Book of the day of 12/07/2017 – Viet Thanh Nguyen, The sympathizer, Neri Pozza

Fahrenheit discusses The Sympathizer with Viet Thanh Nguyen in this interview.  (read more)

“Do not believe Coppola the real Vietnam I’ll tell it”

Annarita Briganti discusses The Sympathizer with Viet Thanh Nguyen in this interview for La Repubblica. DA PROFUGO a Premio Pulitzer. La storia di Viet Thanh…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize winner criticizes American and Vietnamese cultures

Correio Brasiliense and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss The Sympathizer in this interview for A Guerra do Vietnã durou quase 20 anos e deixou mais…(read more)

Squid and Prejudice

Racist Sandwich interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his book and Vietnamese background.  RS interviews Pulitzer Prize winning author and USC professor Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

History is Not Over: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

In this interview for The Common, Alexander Bisley and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss The Sympathizer and the refugee crisis.  Author Viet Thanh Nguyen is…(read more)

“No Excuses”: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

David Haeselin interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for Post45 ahead of the 48th Annual University of North Dakota Writers Conference. Viet Thanh Nguyen‘s writing invites the reader to cross…(read more)

CSU Monterey Bay and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author revisit the Vietnam War

Walter Ryce of Monterey County Weekly interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen ahead of CSU Monterey Bay’s 21st annual Social Justice Colloquium. CSU Monterey Bay’s 21st annual Social…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ author Nguyen speaks at Clemson Lit Fest

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Paul Hyde of Greenville News ahead of the Clemson Literary Festival. The bodies of dead paratroopers hung from the…(read more)

Author Profile: Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen seizes the moment to advocate for refugees

Rob Cline interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for Cedar Rapids Gazette. Did winning the Pulitzer Prize give Viet Thanh Nguyen a platform to advocate for refugees?…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Refugees

Doug Fabrizio and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss lives of refugees and the stories of war that they bring in this interview for RadioWest. Thursday,…(read more)


Beverly Parayno interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about refugees, the Vietnamese community, and Nguyen’s books in this article for Rumpus. When I first learned that…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Tackles Issues of Race, Immigration, and Identity in ‘The Refugees’

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the inspiration for The Refugees and the current issue of refugees in America with the Dinner Party Download.    The…(read more)

Roxane Gay and Viet Thanh Nguyen at St. Paul’s Church

Viet Thanh Nguyen (author of The Refugees) and Roxane Gay (author of Difficult Women) discuss their latest books for an event with Politics & Prose…(read more)

2017 AWP Book Fair: Viet Thanh Nguyen on The Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Jeffrey Brown of PBS’ Book View New about his latest novel, “The Refugees” at the 2017 AWP Book Fair.(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen, who appears in Santa Ana on Tuesday, discusses his journey as a writer

This is Part 2 of Peter Larsen’s interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen for the Orange County Register. You can read Part 1 here. Even…(read more)