MONTHLY ARCHIVES : September, 2019

List of Previous Appearances

Current and future appearances 2020 Presidential Plenary for MLA: What Does it Mean to Be Human?, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle; 2019 LARB Luminary…(read more)


Viet Thanh Nguyen was honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters for the 2020 Arts and Letters Award in Literature for exceptional…(read more)


Catch Viet at one of these appearances in the coming months and say hello! He will be presenting on his academic work or, at…(read more)

The Spirit of Community and Collaboration

Zoë Ruiz interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen, Ellison Nguyen, Thi Bui, and Hien Bui-Stafford about the collaboration needed for Chicken in the Sea for The…(read more)

Author Việt Thanh Nguyễn discusses Asian American representation in the media

Jane Nguyen covers Viet Thanh Nguyen’s lecture at the 2020 David Nishida and Tina Yamano Nishida Distinguished Lecture and SEASON Conference for the Daily…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen with musical guest Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Reza Aslan about his life and the sequel to The Sympathizer on Rough Draft with Reza Aslan. 2016 Pulitzer…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen vill ge oss verktyg att bekämpa främlingsfientlighet

Magnus Alsne writes about Viet Thanh Nguyen’s lecture at Uppsala University for the university. I sin hyllade debutroman Sympatisören ger Viet Thanh Nguyen nya…(read more)

Feb. 6, 2020: William F. Lee and Viet Thanh Nguyen to receive AALDEF 2020 Justice in Action Awards

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund honors Viet Thanh Nguyen with the Justice in Action award at their Lunar New Year Gala.…(read more)

Literary LA: Viet Thanh Nguyen in Conversation with Tom Lutz

Tom Lutz interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his life and how that has influenced his writing and world-view for this episode of LARB Radio…(read more)

Här stiger människorna upp ur flyktingstatistiken

Peter Fröberg Idling reviews The Refugees for Expressen. Att en dag vakna som flykting är att vakna till ett liv man aldrig önskade sig. Peter…(read more)