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The Great Vietnam War Novel Was Not Written by an American

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes on the many Vietnamese-American works ignored…(read more)

In Praise of Doubt and Uselessness

The following article by Viet Thanh Nguyen was originally published…(read more)

Viet Nguyen Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded Viet Thanh…(read more)

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

Viet Thanh Nguyen (author of The Refugees) and Roxane Gay…(read more)

Vietnamese and Vietnamese American Lit: A Primer from Viet Thanh Nguyen

“Sometimes people have said that I give voice to the…(read more)

2017 AWP Book Fair: Viet Thanh Nguyen on The Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Jeffrey Brown of PBS’ Book…(read more)

Vietnam War Revisited by Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Peter Pierce reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s three latest works, Nothing…(read more)

Star Tribune: The Refugees

Tom Zelman reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for…(read more)

Post-War Americans

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new collection of short stories, The Refugees,…(read more)

The Refugees: Rough Crossings

A collection of short stories delicately captures the traumas and…(read more)

SF Chronicle Reviews The Refugees

Rayyan Al-Shawaf of the San Francisco Chronicle reviews Viet Thanh…(read more)

Monocle Arts Review: The Refugees

John Mitchinson and Matt Alagiah discuss Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short…(read more)

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen sits down with Seth…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ Author Says We Should All Know What It Is To Be An Outsider

Ari Shapiro talks with Viet Thanh Nguyen about his refugee experience on…(read more)