Videos

American Writer’s Museum | Maxine Hong Kingston & Viet Thanh Nguyen

Maxine Hong Kingston and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss the new collection of Kingston’s work from the Library of America, edited by Nguyen. This program was part of the inaugural American Writers Festival Carey Cranston:Hello, and welcome everyone to this online program of the American Writers Festival, the inaugural literary event, celebrating the American writers’ museum’s… (read more)


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Amherst College LitFest 2022 | The Art of Belonging: A Conversation About race, Migration, and Fiction with Viet Thanh Nguyen

In its seventh year, Amherst’s annual literary festival celebrates the College’s extraordinary literary life by inviting distinguished authors and editors to discuss the pleasures…(read more)

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Brut. | Une vie: Viet Thanh Nguyen

“J’ai été marqué par l’expérience de réfugié” Avec sa famille, il a fui le Vietnam à l’age de 4 ans. Devenu écrivain, il a…(read more)

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The Guardian Live: 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 Live. Read transcript below. Nikesh Shukla:I’m Nikesh Shukla. I…(read more)

Roxane Gay and Viet Thanh Nguyen at St. Paul’s Church

Viet Thanh Nguyen (author of The Refugees) and Roxane Gay (author of Difficult Women) discuss their latest books for an event with Politics & Prose…(read more)

C-SPAN: Views of Refugees in America Panel

On August 6, 2016, Viet Thanh Nguyen joined panelists to discuss U.S. views on and treatment of refugees. The full recording of the panel…(read more)