Interviews

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)

Tackling French culture in “The Committed:” an interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks about French culture in The Committed with Richard Chachowski for The Signal. Viet Thanh Nguyen has certainly not gained a…(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)

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Viet Thanh Nguyen returns to Between the Covers after six years to discuss The Committed. We talk about the differences between France and the United…(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)

D’Ocean Vuong à Celeste Ng en passant par Charles Yu, l’émergence des écrivains asiatiques-américains

Viet Thanh Nguyen is featured in an article about Asian American writers for Lemonde. EnquêteAprès avoir été longtemps dans l’ombre, les romanciers d’origine asiatique…(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)

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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)

A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Jinwoo Chong about anti-Asian sentiments, writing, and the publishing industry for Columbia Journal. Jinwoo Chong, online editor at Columbia Journal,…(read more)

The growing generation gap in politics among Vietnamese Americans

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Marco Werman about the political gap within the Vietnamese American community for The World. Vietnamese Americans traditionally vote Republican.…(read more)