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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)

LA Times Podcast “Asian Enough” with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen is a guest on Asian Enough, a…(read more)

2020 LITERATURE AWARD WINNERS

Viet Thanh Nguyen was honored by the American Academy of…(read more)

The Spirit of Community and Collaboration

Zoë Ruiz interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen, Ellison Nguyen, Thi Bui,…(read more)

Author Việt Thanh Nguyễn discusses Asian American representation in the media

Jane Nguyen covers Viet Thanh Nguyen’s lecture at the 2020…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen with musical guest Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Reza Aslan about his life…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen vill ge oss verktyg att bekämpa främlingsfientlighet

Magnus Alsne writes about Viet Thanh Nguyen’s lecture at Uppsala…(read more)

Feb. 6, 2020: William F. Lee and Viet Thanh Nguyen to receive AALDEF 2020 Justice in Action Awards

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund honors Viet…(read more)

Literary LA: Viet Thanh Nguyen in Conversation with Tom Lutz

Tom Lutz interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his life and…(read more)

Här stiger människorna upp ur flyktingstatistiken

Peter Fröberg Idling reviews The Refugees for Expressen. Att en…(read more)

“Chicken of the Sea”: A Multigenerational Collaboration

Melat Ermyas covers the reading of Chicken of the Sea…(read more)

‘Chicken of the Sea’ is a wacky collaboration between two acclaimed Vietnamese-American artists and their kids

Michael Berry writes about the creative process between Viet Thanh…(read more)

“Han talar klarspråk, utan att kompromissa litterärt”

Viktoria Jäderling reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees in this…(read more)