Interviews

Watch Keynote Address by Viet Thanh Nguyen for the Memories Studies Association

Viet Thanh Nguyen delivers his Keynote Address at the Third Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association in Madrid. Nguyen discusses the ethics of…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: Writing to Re-member

Helen Scott interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about the refugee crisis, US policy, and the ‘narrative scarcity’ for minority and marginalized populations in this article…(read more)

AMERICAN MASTERS PODCAST – Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses growing up in the U.S. as a refugee from Vietnam, and how writing and reading helped him cope with this…(read more)

Việt Thanh Nguyễn – Viết lách là sự thôi thúc từ bên trong

Anh Tram interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his novels and writing in this article for L’Officiel. Người yêu văn chương xứ Việt hẳn đã…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen – Writing is an urge from inside

Anh Trâm interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his novels, The Symapthizer, The Refugees, The Displaced, and Nothing Ever Dies for Runway. Người yêu văn…(read more)

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A Reading by Viet Thanh Nguyen

With the support of Ithaca Welcomes Refugees, Jack Wang and Viet Thanh Nguyen talk about The Displaced at Buffalo Street Books A reading of…(read more)

INTERVIEW WITH VIET THANH NGUYEN

Anna Lattanzi interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his writing and novels in this article for Mangialibri. Incontro Viet Thanh Nguyen, apprezzato scrittore vietnamita-statunitense, al…(read more)

PEN Out Loud: Viet Thanh Nguyen, Maaza Mengiste and Lev Golinkin

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Maaza Mengiste, and Lev Golinkin discuss The Displaced, an essay collection by refugee writers at the Strand Bookstore. Pulitzer Prize-winning author…(read more)

An interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Piper French interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his books, The Sympathizer, The Refugees, and The Displaced in this article for Asymptote. In his nonfiction…(read more)

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“Born In Vietnam But Made In America”: The Story Of A Pulitzer Prize Winning Vietnamese Refugee

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Lieutenant Colonel David R. Siry, Director of the Center for Oral History at the United States Military Academy,…(read more)

INTERVIEW WITH VIET THANH NGUYEN ON THE REFUGEES

Timothy Tau interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about writing and story-making in this article for Hyphen Magazine. I recently got the chance to sit down…(read more)

In Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen and Mai Elliott

Friends of the Claremont Library and the Center for Asian Pacific American Students at Pitzer College (CAPAS) hosted Viet Thanh Nguyen in conversation with…(read more)

A Night with MacArthur Fellows Viet Thanh Nguyen & An-My Lê

In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Third World Liberation Front Student Strike, the Department of Asian American Studies at SF State hosted…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: “Memory is politics in my books”

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer and The Refugees and the role of memory in his books in this interview with Eugenio Gianetta in…(read more)

Telling Vietnam refugees: meeting with the Pulitzer Prize author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Matilde Quarti interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer for il Libraio. “Mi sembra che al giorno d’oggi ci sia ancora…(read more)

Race, Displacement, and the Public Intellectual: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

 Anthony Ocampo interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about race and their intellectual worlds in this interview for Contexts. Viet Thanh Nguyen is a Vietnamese American…(read more)