Viet Thanh Nguyen at Festival America

Viet Thanh Nguyen in Festival America

From September 21-25, Viet Thanh Nguyen will be participating in Festival America in Vincennes, France. This year, “Voices of America” will celebrate its 20th anniversary, and feature around 70 authors from North America in hundreds of lectures and panel discussions. 

Since 2002, this biannual festival has been dedicated to celebrating diversity of cultures, origins, feminism, queerness, and environmentalism. These themes are further explored through literary meetings, events, film screenings, and so much more. 

Viet Thanh Nguyen will be participating in the following events: 

Invisibles et très visibles / Invisible and very much to be seen

With Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 7:30PM

The American Library in Paris

Amérique, un passé qui ne passe pas / The United States and a past that won’t go away

With Louise Erdrich & Ta-Nehisi Coates

Friday, September 23, 2022 at 9:00PM

Centre Culturel Georges Pompidou / Centre culturel John-Steinbeck

L’Amérique de Viet Thanh Nguyen / Viet Thanh Nguyen’s America

Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 3:15PM

Hôtel de ville – Salle des mariages / Salle Octavio-Paz

Politique de la littérature / Politics and literature

With Jonathan Franzen & Karl Marlantes

Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 6:15PM

Centre Culturel Georges Pompidou / Centre Culturel John-Steinbeck

Américains d’origine asiatique, le grand malentendu / Americans of Asian origins, the great misunderstanding

With Julie Otsuka & C Pam Zhang

Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 12:15PM

Hôtel de ville – Salle des mariages / Salle Octavio-Paz

Un idéal à bout de souffle / An ideal on its last legs

With Nicole Dennis Benn & C Pam Zhang

Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 4:00PM

Hôtel de ville – Salle des Fêtes / Salle William-Faulkner

For tickets, visit Festival America or the ticket office during the festival.

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