MONTHLY ARCHIVES : May, 2020

Lit Up Episode 5: Getting Personal

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Susan Straight, and Luis Alfaro join Sandra Tsing Loh in conversation about books and the literary life for the Southern California…(read more)

Writer Viet Thanh Nguyen On What Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Gets Wrong

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Boston Public Radio on air to talk about the portrayal of Vietnamese people in Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods.’ In…(read more)

Coming Together When Things Fall Apart: Giving Voice to Emotional Truth in our Times

The Bay Area Book Festival held a virtual panel featuring Viet Thanh Nguyen about putting words to complicated emotions and situations. This event is…(read more)

JANM PRESENTS TRANCENDIENTS COMMUNITY CELEBRATION: CHALLENGING BORDERS

Viet Thanh Nguyen gives a keynote speech at the “Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders” for the Japanese American Nation Museum The Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging…(read more)

An American Narrative: A Conversation with Author Viet Thanh Nguyen Winner of The Pulitzer for Fiction

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins JinJa Birkenbeuel on The Honest Field Guide to talk about entrepreneurship and American racism. The impact of entrepreneurship on the…(read more)

Vietnamese Lives, American Imperialist Views, Even in ‘Da 5 Bloods’

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about how, despite the centering of Black voices, Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods still falls into the trap of American…(read more)

On Writing, Memory and Identity: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Longyan Zhang interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about war, the ethnics of memory, and identity for Consequence Magazine. (Renmin University of China, University of Southern…(read more)

“Coming to America” Discussion: The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen virtually joins San Jose Public Library for a discussion about The Refugees. The Yiddish Book Center presents “Coming to America,” a…(read more)

The Quarantine Tapes 052: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Paul Holdengräber on The Quarantine Tapes to talk about the cultural impacts of social distancing. On episode 052 of The…(read more)

Where Do We Go From Here? w/ Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Randy Kim on The Banh Mi Chronicles to talk about the Asian Pacific Islander community during COVID-19 and more. For…(read more)