Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Minerva | In Conversation: Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen and Minnie Phan on their New Children’s Picture Book

video screenshot from conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen and Minnie Phan for SIMONE and Minerva

Join Viet Thanh Nguyen (Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Sympathizer) and acclaimed artist Minnie Phan in conversation with School Library Journal blogger Elizabeth Bird about their soon-to-be-published children’s book, SIMONE for Minerva Read below for transcript, watch video here Viet Thanh Nguyen: The stream is live. Hello. Hi there. Betsy Bird: Hello. Wonderful. Well, […]

TRANAN SESSIONS | Viet Thanh Nguyen

VIET THANH NGUYEN was born in 1971 in Vietnam but grew up in the United States, where he fled with his parents as a four-year-old. He is a professor at the University of Southern California and regularly contributes as a writer to the New York Times and Time Magazine, where he has made a name […]

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 […]

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 and challenges of verbal expression—from fiction and nonfiction to poetry and spoken-word performance. Hosted by Jennifer Acker ’00, editor-in-chief of The Common, in partnership with the Presidential Scholars Program for Amherst […]

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 été récompensé par le prestigieux prix Pulitzer. Dans son dernier roman, il raconte les aventures d’un franco-vietnamien réfugié à Paris tiraillé entre ses origines coloniales et son dégoût de la politique […]