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Interview with the New Orleans Review

This interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen for the New Orleans Review…(read more)

Claire Polders: The Masterclass Report

Writer Claire Polders reports on the workshop led by Viet Thanh…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on Identity, War, and The Sympathizer’s Sequel

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses identity, war, and The Sympathizer’s sequel…(read more)

Revolutionary Crime Fiction

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer makes the Crime Reads list of 21…(read more)

These 14 Short Story Collections Will Change Your Approach to Life

Hadley Mendelsohn of My Domaine includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees…(read more)

Meet Viet Thanh Nguyen in Paris on July 4, 8, or 15

Viet Thanh Nguyen returns to the American Library in Paris…(read more)

Modern Language Association Publishes Forum on Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Work

The Modern Language Association publishes a forum of articles on…(read more)

The René Wellek Prize Citations 2017

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen REVIEW

Adiba Jaigirdar reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced for Cultured Vultures, giving…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Says The U.S. Could ‘Lose Its Soul’ With Migrant Family Separations

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the Drumpf administration’s zero tolerance immigration…(read more)

BookCon 2018: Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Work of Empathy

Hannah Kushnick of Publisher’s Weekly features The Displaced: Refugee Writers on…(read more)

From refugee to Pulitzer-winning novelist

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Christiane Amanpour about his story,…(read more)

John Kelly’s Ancestors Wouldn’t Have Fit In Either

Viet Thanh Nguyen reflects on John Kelly’s words about undocumented…(read more)

Ripping children from parents will shatter America’s soul

Viet Thanh Nguyen reflects on the Attorney General’s statement of…(read more)