Interviews

Asian Americans facing an onslaught of hate

Viet Thanh Nguyen gives insight into the history of Asian American violence for France 24. Last month’s deadly shooting in the US city of Atlanta has put the spotlight on anti-Asian hate crimes across the country. Six Asian American women were among the eight victims. Since the start of the pandemic, these incidents have been… (read more)


Stories We Tell with Lee Isaac Chung & Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Lee Isaac Chung on the A24 Podcast to discuss art, failure, and fatherhood. An epic conversation with Minari filmmaker Lee…(read more)

Counter-Memories: Viet Thanh Nguyen & Drew Faust | Washington, D.C.

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Drew Faust discuss Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C and what that means in terms of memory for “Counter-Memories“. In…(read more)

In conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his new novel The Committed with Nikesh Shukla for the Guardian. Pulitzer prize winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Calls Out America’s Tragic History of Anti-Asian Violence

Viet Thanh Nguyen appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers to speak on the history of anti-Asian violence. Viet Thanh Nguyen addresses the rise…(read more)

“We Are Here Because You Are There”: Viet Thanh Nguyen on How U.S. Foreign Policy Creates Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks how refugees are created as a result of foreign policy with Democracy Now!. Pulitzer Prize-winning Vietnamese American writer Viet Thanh…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on Roots of Anti-Asian Hate from U.S. Colonialism to Anti-China Political Rhetoric

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Democracy Now! about the roots of Anti-Asian Hate and how it continues today. Protests condemning hate crimes against Asian…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the ‘deep well’ of anti-Asian racism in the U.S.

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Amna Nawaz for PBS News Hour about the deep-rooted anti-Asian racism of the U.S. The Atlanta-area shootings this week…(read more)

Race in America: History & Memory with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Robin Givhan about The Committed, as well as how history and memory has constructed the rising attacks against Asian…(read more)

P&P Live! Viet Thanh Nguyen | THE COMMITTED with Tommy Orange

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Tommy Orange about The Committed for Politics and Prose. Viet Thanh Nguyen is in conversation with Tommy Orange, author…(read more)

Watch Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss ‘The Committed’ at the L.A. Times Book Club

Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss The Committed with the Los Angeles Times Book Club. Author Viet Thanh Nguyen joined the Los Angeles Times Book Club to discuss…(read more)

LBB Presents ONLINE: Viet Thanh Nguyen with Min Jin Lee – The Committed

Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss his new novel, The Committed, with Min Jin Lee in an event held by Left Bank Books. Left Bank Books…(read more)

Examining the American War Machine from Inside and Out

Viet Thanh Nguyen and An-My Lê share a conversation about being Vietnamese refugees ad how that influenced their art for the New York Review.…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: ‘I always felt displaced no matter where I was’

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Ashish Ghadiali about following up The Sympathizer with The Committed for the Guardian. The Vietnamese-American author Viet Thanh Nguyen’s…(read more)

Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about sequel to Pulitzer Prize-winning novel

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with CBS This Morning about his new book, The Committed. Best-selling author Viet Thanh Nguyen talks to Jan Crawford about…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: “The Committed”

Michael Silverblatt speaks to Viet Thanh Nguyen about his new book The Committed and the literary inspirations behind it for Bookworm. Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)