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Wesley Yang and the Search for Asian-American Visibility

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses Wesley Yang’s collection of essays, The…(read more)

Could Asian-Americans Turn Orange County Blue?

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses Asian-American influence in Orange County for…(read more)

Bill Ruehlmann: In “The Displaced,” we see immigrants, see ourselves

Bill Ruehlmann reviews The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen for…(read more)

A CENTURY OF READING: THE 10 BOOKS THAT HAVE DEFINED THE 2010S (SO FAR)

Emily Temple lists Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer in LitHub‘s…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on trauma, displacement, and identifying as a refugee

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the role of trauma for refugees…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: ‘As a refugee, I’ll tell you how it is’

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his personal experiences and the state…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Calls for More Marginalized Communities’ Voices in Literature

Viet Thanh Nguyen reads from The Refugees and speaks on…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author talks immigration, refugees at UMD lecture

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks at the University of Maryland about…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Vu Tran: “Narrative Plentitude” | Talks at Google

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Vu Tran discuss narrative plentitude and…(read more)

TBS eFM This Morning Seoul

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his personal experiences as a refugee…(read more)

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Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Stories Of ‘Refugees’

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Leonard Lopate discuss The Refugees in…(read more)

“REMEMBERING AND FORGETTING”: AN INTERVIEW WITH VIET THANH NGUYEN

Karl Ashoka Britto interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his novels…(read more)

Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen: Jose Antonio Vargas in Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Jose Antonio Vargas and Viet Thanh Nguyen discussed immigration in…(read more)

“Good” Refugees, “Bad” Refugees: A Conversation in Paris with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Christine Buckley interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his books and…(read more)