Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees wins Honorable Mention in the Adult Fiction category for the 2017-2018 APALA Awards. Original article published by APALA.

Adult Fiction

Honor: The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Grove Press), 2017

Pulitzer Prize and last year’s APALA Adult Fiction Literature Award winner Viet Thanh Nguyen further demonstrates his literary prowess with The Refugees, his debut collection of eight short stories exploring the Vietnamese American diaspora. Traversing thematic landscapes of displacement, immigration, memory, family, home, and the American experience, Nguyen crafts stories infused with compelling narrative power and honesty.


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