Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Viet Thanh Nguyen is a 2017 MacArthur fellow for fiction and nonfiction

Image credits to Getty Images. USC professor and writer Viet Thanh Nguyen has been named a 2017 MacArthur fellow.

In this amalgamation of interviews, Agatha French from the Los Angeles Times creates a portrait of Viet Thanh Nguyen after winning a 2017 MacArthur grant. The immigrant has always been an ambivalent figure in the United States,” writer Viet Thanh Nguyen told the Los Angeles Times last year. “The immigrant has always served as a source of […]