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Introducing The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Sympathizer Viet Thanh Nguyen called on 17…(read more)

Uses Excel to ensure his reading is diverse

Amy Sutherland discusses reading habits with Viet Thanh Nguyen in…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the struggles of being a refugee in America

David Canfield of Entertainment Weekly offers an exclusive excerpt of Viet Thanh…(read more)

Spies Like Us: A Professor Undercover in the Literary Marketplace

Timothy K. August discusses The Sympathizer and other novels by…(read more)

Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Ruby Perlmutter discusses The Sympathizer and other works with Viet…(read more)

Nguyen, Soll named University Professors

USC Dornsife faculty members Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jacob Soll…(read more)

How Viet Thanh Nguyen found his voice

Colleen Walsh writes about Viet Thanh Nguyen’s discussion about identity, politics,…(read more)

IN CONVERSATION WITH VIET THANH NGUYEN: ON DIASPORA & CULTURE AS PLURALITY

Dao Strom discusses the founding of diaCRITICS and the Vietnamese…(read more)

Learning to Listen from My Son

Originally published in the New York Times. LOS ANGELES — A…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on Writing About Refugees

In this interview for Aspen Words, Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses…(read more)

The eyes silent to see the wound

Nguyen Vinh Nguyen reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

Nguyen Thanh Viet – Refugees

In this review for Tiếp Thị Thế Giới, Ngân Hà discusses…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen – 2017 AWP Book Fair

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Refugees in this interview with…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer: Two Hearts in My Chest

Marius of Buch-Haltung reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published on…(read more)