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The Ideas That Won’t Survive the Coronavirus

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about how Covid-19 is killing off…(read more)

List of Previous Appearances

Current and future appearances 2020 Presidential Plenary for MLA: What…(read more)

LA Times Podcast “Asian Enough” with Viet Thanh Nguyen

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


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


Catch Viet at one of these appearances in the coming…(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)

Recension: “Flyktingar” av Viet Thanh Nguyen

Ulf Karl Olov Nilsson reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh…(read more)

Les Réfugiés

Marie Goudot reviews The Refugees for the Etude Journal.(read more)

Suveräna noveller om vietnameser i USA

Mikael Timm reviews The Refugees for Sveriges Radio. 2016 kom…(read more)

Every Moment With My Son Is an Act of Creation

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about being a son, a father,…(read more)

‘Chicken Of The Sea’ Is So Wacky — Of Course It Was Created By Kids

Samantha Balaban writes about an interview Viet Thanh Nguyen, Ellison…(read more)

Best of The Decade

The Sympathizer is recognized across various literary sites as one…(read more)

How ‘Watchmen’s’ misunderstanding of Vietnam undercuts its vision of racism

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about how HBO’s Watchmen fails its…(read more)

101 books from the 2010s that you need to read

The Sympathizer is recognized on Insider’s list of 101 books…(read more)

Jamais rien ne muert

Marie-Lorraine Roussel reviews Nothing Ever Dies for Famille Chrétienne.(read more)