Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Events

events

A comprehensive overview of events Viet will be participating in, from literary panels to commencement speeches. Many of these events are open to the public!

Please email Kevin Mills of  The Tuesday Agency to inquire about Viet to talk at your event.

Upcoming Events

UNLV | Neon Pacific Summer Symposium Series

Date and time Friday, July 12 | 1:30pm-3pm Location Greenspun Hall Auditorium, University of Nevada, Las Vegas About this event From Narrative Scarcity to Narrative Plenitude: Telling Asian American Histories Join us for a conversation about efforts to expand and tell Asian American histories and stories to wider public audiences—why it’s happening, the challenges involved, […]
Jul 12, 2024
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
UNLV Greenspun Hall
1118-1198 University Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Burbank Public Library | Author Talk: Viet Thanh Nguyen and Naomi Hirahara

Date and time Saturday, July 20 | 2:30pm Location Buena Vista Branch Library 300 N Buena Vista St, Burbank, CA 91505 About this event Pulitzer Prize-winning author and USC Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen joins the acclaimed writer Naomi Hirahara for a special afternoon conversation. The two authors will dive into a discussion of Nguyen’s 2023 […]
Jul 20, 2024
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Buena Vista Branch Library
300 N Buena Vista St, Burbank, CA 91505

Eagle Harbor Book Company | In Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen and Lan Duong

Date and time July 25th | 6:30PM Location 157 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 About this event The Eagle Harbor Book Company is a locally owned independent bookstore located in Bainbridge Island, WA. In this special live event, join this conversation between authors Viet Thanh Nguyen and Lan Duong, where they will discuss […]
Jul 25, 2024
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Eagle Harbor Book Company
157 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, United States

Eagle Harbor Book Company | Children’s Event with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Ellison Nguyen, and Simone Nguyen

Date and time July 27th | 11:00pm Location 157 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 About this event The Eagle Harbor Book Company is a locally owned independent bookstore located in Bainbridge Island, WA. In this special live event, join us for a children’s event with CHICKEN OF THE SEA and SIMONE. Participating will […]
Jul 27, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eagle Harbor Book Company
157 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, United States

Library of Congress National Book Festival 2024

Date and time Saturday, August 24 | TIME TBA Location Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Allen Y. Lew Place NW, Washington, DC 20001 About this event Ayana Mathis, author of “The Unsettled,” and Viet Thanh Nguyen, “A Man of Two Faces: A Memoir, A History, A Memorial,” celebrate the life and work of American writer and […]
Aug 24, 2024
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Allen Y. Lew Place NW, Washington, DC 20001

Project Worthmore | Dinner at Delaney with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Dinner at DeLaney 9/14/2024 Set on our urban farm with a multi-course meal by the creative team of Denver’s Uchi, Dinner at DeLaney is a memorable way to support our work with refugees and newcomers. This year, we are honored to have Pulitzer Prize-winning author, refugee, professor and advocate Viet Thanh Nguyen as our guest […]
Sep 14, 2024
Delaney Community Farm
170 S Chambers Rd, Aurora, CO 80017
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Past Events

Freedom to Write for Palestine – Los Angeles

Date and time Tuesday, June 4 | 7:00-9:30PM Location 2220 Arts & Archives, Los Angeles Price Tickets are $20. The event is a fundraiser for mutual aid funds for Palestinian refugees in Egypt. About this event On June 4 at 2220 Arts & Archives we will co-host the second installment of FREEDOM TO WRITE FOR […]
Jun 04, 2024
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Bay Area Book Festival | Page to Screen: A Dance Between Words and Images

Date and time Sunday, June 2 | 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Location Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison Berkeley, CA 94704 About this event Featuring Alka Joshi, Piper Kerman, and Viet Thanh Nguyen. Moderated by Lauren Warrell. Turning a beloved book into a compelling film or series is a journey filled with creative collaboration, financial considerations, […]
Jun 02, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Sydney Writer’s Festival | Viet Thanh Nguyen: A Man of Two Faces

“I am a spy, a sleeper, a spook, a man of two faces”, begins Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, the internationally acclaimed bestseller that was recently adapted into an HBO series starring Sandra Oh and Robert Downey Jr.  This duality is also at the heart of Viet’s highly original memoir, A Man of Two Faces, […]
May 23, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carriageworks, Bay 17
245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh, NSW, 2015

Sydney Writer’s Festival 2024 x UNSW | Refuge: Viet Thanh Nguyen & Shankari Chandran

The life stories of refugees have all the narrative tropes of myth, replete with world-shattering conflicts, perilous voyages, and courageous heroes who sometimes get to live happily ever after.   Hosted by refugee law expert and advocate Daniel Ghezelbash, this free event brings together Pulitzer Prize for Fiction-winner Viet Thanh Nguyen (A Man With Two Faces) […]
May 23, 2024
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
John Niland Scientia Building (G19)
John Niland Scientia Building, G19 Library Rd, Kensington NSW 2052

Bookoccino Bookstore | Cocktail Reception

Date and time Tuesday, May 21st | 5:30-7:00PM Location 66 Old Barrenjoey Rd, Avalon Beach NSW 2107, Australia Price Tickets are $35 and include a copy of his memoir, A Man of Two Faces. About this event Viet drops in during his @sydwritersfest visit for a cocktail reception on the 21st May at 5pm. We acknowledge the […]
May 21, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bookoccino
66 Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon NSW 2107

Auckland Writers Festival | Pulp Friction: The Rise of Book Bans

What do the dystopian worlds of Fahrenheit 451, Brave New World, and 1984 all have in common? Banned books. And with literary censorship on the rise – in 2023 almost 2000 books were targeted for banning in America alone – the distinction between these fictional worlds and our own may not be as stark as we think. Adam Dudding talks to three […]
May 19, 2024
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Aotea Centre
50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Viet Thanh Nguyen portrait from the cast of 'The Sympathizer' series

Auckland Writers Festival | Viet Thanh Nguyen

One of America’s foremost writers and public intellectuals, Viet Thanh Nguyen sees writing as an act of power and justice. His remarkable debut novel The Sympathizer – a globally minded reimagining of the Vietnam War – won The Pulitzer Prize, sold over a million copies and received a major HBO adaptation. Its equally scorching sequel, The Committed, received similar critical […]
May 18, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aotea Centre
50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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