Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Why We Struggle to Say ‘I Love You’

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about the Asian-American family dynamic and struggles in this New York Times Opinions article. For many Asian-Americans, the phrase belongs to the wonderful world of white people we see in the movies and on television. Is it true that Asian-Americans cannot say “I love you?” The striking title of the writer […]

General Education S2E14: High Frequency: Viet Thanh Nguyen

On the last episode of General Education by Daily Trojan, Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the Asian American identity, refugees, and the USC community. Karan talks with University professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen for this season’s final episode of General Education. Nguyen will start teaching at USC again next semester, after being on […]

“The Ark” Short Film

“The Ark,” is a short film written by Viet Thanh Nguyen. It picks up after his celebrated novel “The Sympathizer,” continuing a complex and deeply intimate tale of war, displacement, and survival. It can also be seen on the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center website. Credits: Director and Artist – Matt Huynh Writer and Narrator […]

State of RE Podcast Episode 9: Viet Thanh Nguyen

This interview of Viet Thanh Nguyen by David Yang was featured on the State of RE Podcast, which can be heard on iTunes. David Yang: The State of RE Podcast is about the state of relationships, relationships of all aspects of your life, so check it out; where we break it down for you … David […]

Ishiguro effect: the phenomenon of the new Asian voices in current literature

Juan Batalla counts Viet Thanh Nguyen among the “new voices” of Asian-American literature. Originally published by Infobae. Desde que el autor japonés-británico obtuvo el Nobel en 2017, las obras de los refugiados e inmigrantes, de China a Vietnam, dejaron de ser consideradas como de nicho y ganaron su propio espacio en el debate cultural actual, para […]