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2022 National Humanities Conference Capps Lecture with Viet Thanh Nguyen – LOS ANGELES

November 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Join us for a conversation between Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyenand acclaimed novelist Susan Straight. Friday, November 11, 2022: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PMJapanese American Cultural & Community Center244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 Register The 2022 Capps Lecture is a headlining event at the National Humanities Conference, hosted… (read more)


Off-site Event: Books on the Garden with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thi Bui, and Family

Saturday, November 19, 2022 – 1:00pm JOIN US ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 1PM WHEN VIET THANH NGUYEN AND ELLISON NGUYEN ARE JOINED BY THI BUI AND HIEN BUI-STAFFORD FOR A CELEBRATION OF THEIR BOOK CHICKEN OF…(read more)

“Scripps Presents”: In Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Join Scripps Presents for an evening of conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen, the Pulitzer Prize and Edgar Award-winning author of The Sympathizer, The Committed,…(read more)

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The American Library in Paris | Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and Viet Thanh Nguyen on Visibility and Invisibility in Literature

A conversation between Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Alice McCrum at the American Library in Paris. Two of the most prominent voices…(read more)

Belonging Is a Complicated Thing: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

JENNIFER ACKER speaks with VIET THANH NGUYEN Viet Thanh Nguyen visited Amherst College in February 2022 in the joint roles of Presidential Scholar and LitFest headliner.…(read more)

The VVA Veteran | Dispatches Episode with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Marc Leepson on an episode of Dispatches for The VVA Veteran magazine. Read the transcript below: Speaker 1: Welcome to…(read more)

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)