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‘Call Me a Refugee, Not an Immigrant’: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Jon Wiener of The Nation interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen on refugee…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Says The U.S. Could ‘Lose Its Soul’ With Migrant Family Separations

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the Drumpf administration’s zero tolerance immigration…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on the Power of Imagining & Building New Futures

Alexandra Da Dalt discusses the impact of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s…(read more)

THRILLERS IN DISGUISE: 10 Essential Literary Novels That Master Suspense

Debra Jo Immergut lists The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

BookCon 2018: Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Work of Empathy

Hannah Kushnick of Publisher’s Weekly features The Displaced: Refugee Writers on…(read more)

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)

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)

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)

State of RE Podcast Episode 9: Viet Thanh Nguyen

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