MONTHLY ARCHIVES : November, 2020

Pulitzer Prize-winner Viet Thanh Nguyen recalls his immigrant experience

Viet Thanh Nguyen recounts his memory of the Vietnamese grocery store his parents owned in this essay for CBS News. Author Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

The Visitors’ Corner with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Adraian Lentz-Smith interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his thoughts on the line between fiction and nonfiction and how that may affect the sense of…(read more)

Natalie Portman and Viet Thanh Nguyen talk kids books at L.A. Times Festival of Books

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks on how the creation of Chicken of the Sea allowed him to bond with his son, Ellison, at the LA…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on his ‘Sympathizer’ sequel and the ‘scarcity’ of voices like his

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about narrative scarcity and what it means to create narrative plenitude in this interview for the LA Times Festival of…(read more)

A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Jinwoo Chong about anti-Asian sentiments, writing, and the publishing industry for Columbia Journal. Jinwoo Chong, online editor at Columbia Journal,…(read more)

The growing generation gap in politics among Vietnamese Americans

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Marco Werman about the political gap within the Vietnamese American community for The World. Vietnamese Americans traditionally vote Republican.…(read more)

‘Write like you are the majority’

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Stuart Carson for The Daily Trojan about Asian American anger, identity, and more. Asian Americans should be more angry. …(read more)

Executive Director S. Alice Mong in Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen

Asia Society Executive Director S. Alice Mong interviews acclaimed novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, a Pulitzer Prize winner and first Asian-American Pulitzer board member. They…(read more)

Dayton Literary Peace Prize – Turn the Page

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Gilbert King with Min Jin Lee to talk about the proxy Cold Wars, Asian America, and more for the Dayton…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 1st Asian American Pulitzer board member, on how his new role transcends literature

Victoria Namkung interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about the growth of Asian American literature and what that means now for NBC News. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s…(read more)