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Frank Buckley Interviews

Frank Buckley interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for KTLA. The interview…(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)

The blackface incidents at Cal Poly show why we need more education about racism

Viet Thanh Nguyen reflects on the blackface incidents at Cal…(read more)

Viet Nguyen at the Literary Arts

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Dave Miller of Think Out…(read more)

The Displaced: Refugee Writers Ariel Dorfman & Viet Thanh Nguyen on Migration, US Wars & Resistance

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! interviews Ariel Dorfman and Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

The Soul of California: Viet Thanh Nguyen – Another Perspective of Vietnam

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the Sympathizer with Richard Walker, the…(read more)

CANON FODDER

Originally published in The Washington Post. Books by immigrants, foreigners…(read more)

“The Ark” Short Film

“The Ark,” is a short film written by Viet Thanh…(read more)

MPR News: What it means to be Displaced

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Kao Kalia Yang, and MPR News Host…(read more)

State of RE Podcast Episode 9: Viet Thanh Nguyen

This interview of Viet Thanh Nguyen by David Yang was…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and USC professor Viet Thanh Nguyen joins…(read more)

Introducing The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

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

April Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced is featured in The Millions list of…(read more)

Refugees, optimism and literary roots: Viet Thanh Nguyen and Mohsin Hamid in conversation

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Mohsin Hamid discuss the refugee crisis…(read more)

This refugee’s stories relatable to all Americans

Rege Behe, ahead of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s appearance at Carnegie…(read more)

61 unmissable books to read this spring

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced is listed in Stylist’s spring…(read more)

Daniel Ellsberg among finalists for California Book Awards

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees is a finalist for the…(read more)