Interviews

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 in anti-Asian violence in America, his book The Committed and writing a book with his son


“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)

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)

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)

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)

‘It’s Hard To Leave Him’: ‘Sympathizer’ Spy Story Continues In ‘The Committed’

Viet Thanh Nguyen shares his inspirations for The Committed in this interview with Scott Simon for NPR. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new novel, The Committed, is set…(read more)

SENSE OF BELONGING #1: I Love You, I Hate You

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins several others on this episode of Sense of Belonging to explore the relationship they have with their home countries. We…(read more)

KIM NHUNG SHOW | Guest: Giáo sư – Tiến sĩ Nguyễn Thanh Việt | 14/01/2021 | www.sbtngo.com

Kim Nhung interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about the relationship of Vietnamese Americans to the political climate of the United States for SBTN.(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: The art of memoir

Eliza Lomas checks in with Viet Thanh Nguyen a few times over the period of one year to see how he takes on the…(read more)

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)