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Writer Viet Thanh Nguyen On What Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Gets Wrong

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Boston Public Radio on air to…(read more)

Coming Together When Things Fall Apart: Giving Voice to Emotional Truth in our Times

The Bay Area Book Festival held a virtual panel featuring…(read more)

JANM PRESENTS TRANCENDIENTS COMMUNITY CELEBRATION: CHALLENGING BORDERS

Viet Thanh Nguyen gives a keynote speech at the “Transcendients…(read more)

An American Narrative: A Conversation with Author Viet Thanh Nguyen Winner of The Pulitzer for Fiction

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins JinJa Birkenbeuel on The Honest Field…(read more)

Vietnamese Lives, American Imperialist Views, Even in ‘Da 5 Bloods’

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about how, despite the centering of…(read more)

On Writing, Memory and Identity: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Longyan Zhang interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about war, the ethnics…(read more)

The Quarantine Tapes 052: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Paul Holdengräber on The Quarantine Tapes…(read more)

Where Do We Go From Here? w/ Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Randy Kim on The Banh Mi…(read more)

VIET THANH NGUYEN – “Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War”

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Michael Vann on New Books in…(read more)

Week 1: The State of Asian America Today

Rise APA held a conversation featuring Viet Thanh Nguyen about…(read more)

At Home with Literati: Story Time w/ Viet Thanh Nguyen & Thi Bu

Viet and his son Ellison and Thi Bui and her…(read more)

In Dialogue: An-My Lê and Viet Thanh Nguyen

An-My Lê and Viet Thanh Nguyen share a conversation about…(read more)

AAPI History Spotlight: Exploring Culture in Art

PBS spotlights Viet Thanh Nguyen as one of eight AAPI…(read more)

Digital Town Hall – Asian Americans in the Time of Covid-19

The Center for Asian American Media hosted a digital town…(read more)

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai presents “The Mountains Sing” with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai in a…(read more)

If Not Now, Then When? 23 Authors on the Best Books to Finally Read

WSJ asked Viet Thanh Nguyen for recommendations from his current…(read more)

The Ideas That Won’t Survive the Coronavirus

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about how Covid-19 is killing off…(read more)

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List of Previous Appearances

Current and future appearances 2019 LARB Luminary Evening with Viet…(read more)