Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

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

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy on NPR with host Scott Simon. Interview audio found here. Read the transcript below: SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy has become one of its most controversial. The Federal Government has separated hundreds of children from their parents as they increase […]

Ripping children from parents will shatter America’s soul

Viet Thanh Nguyen reflects on the Attorney General’s statement of intent to separate children from undocumented parents at the U.S. border. Originally published by The Washington Post. Viet Thanh Nguyen is the author of “The Sympathizer,” which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and the short story collection “The Refugees.” When I was 4 years old, […]