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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…(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…(read more)

“Scripps Presents”: In Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Join Scripps Presents for an evening of conversation with Viet…(read more)

Acclaimed Writer Viet Thanh Nguyen and Others to Be Honored with Inspiration Awards from the American Writers Museum

POSTED ON AUGUST 5, 2022 BY AMERICAN WRITERS MUSEUM August 5, 2022, Chicago,…(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…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen at Festival America

Viet Thanh Nguyen in Festival America From September 21-25, Viet…(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…(read more)

Viet Thanh, un autor marcado por la guerra (Viet Thanh, an author marked by war)

Presentó su novela “El idealista” en el Hay Festival Querétaro…(read more)

LitHub | Back to School for Everyone: Writers and the World with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen on Writing as Commitment to Both Art…(read more)

Vanity Fair | These Pulitzer Prize Winners are Getting Fresh Follow-Ups (But Don’t Say Sequels)

Elizabeth Strout, Jennifer Egan, and other best-selling authors are revisiting beloved characters from…(read more)

Asking “What About…?” Is Essential to Achieving Justice | The Nation

Selective empathy prevents us from making connections. What about the…(read more)

Nothing is Resolved | Tricycle

Viet Thanh Nguyen was only four when his parents fled…(read more)

Library of America | “She showed the way” — Viet Thanh Nguyen on Maxine Hong Kingston

Released this spring by Library of America, Maxine Hong Kingston: The…(read more)

PBS-Serica | Exploring Hate: “be/longing: Asian Americans Now,” [Episode 1: Viet Thanh Nguyen]

What does it mean to belong?   During the pandemic, misinformation…(read more)

Fort Indiantown Gap | Former Vietnamese Refugee Returns to Fort Indiantown Gap

Brad Rhen writes about Viet Thanh Nguyen’s experiences as a…(read more)

Library of America | Maxine Hong Kingston & Viet Thanh Nguyen

Beginning with her stunning 1976 memoir, “The Woman Warrior,” Maxine…(read more)

Common Wealth Club | 91st Annual California Book Awards

The jury of the California Book Awards has selected this…(read more)

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

Maxine Hong Kingston and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss the new…(read more)

PBS News Hour | Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Brief but Spectacular Take on Writing and Memory

As long as he can remember, author Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

The Vietnamese with Kenneth Nguyen | Podcast with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Kenneth Nguyen is in conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winner and…(read more)

Franklin & Marshall College | Class of 2022 Commencement Speaker: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen will be conferred a Honorary Degree, Doctor…(read more)

Poured Over | Viet Thanh Nguyen on THE COMMITTED

“…Cynical as he is of the world that he encounters,…(read more)