Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

IN CONVERSATION WITH VIET THANH NGUYEN: ON DIASPORA & CULTURE AS PLURALITY

Dao Strom discusses the founding of diaCRITICS and the Vietnamese culture with Viet Thanh Nguyen in this interview. This is a conversation interview conducted by Dao Strom, new editor of diaCRITICS, with Viet Thanh Nguyen, author, founder and publisher of diaCRITICS. IN CONVERSATION WITH VIET THANH NGUYEN:   DS: When did you start diaCRITICS? Can you tell us […]

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

William B. Noseworthy reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Originally published by AsianCha.  Nothing Ever Dies is the latest installment in an extended project by Viet Thanh Nguyen—who is probably best-known for his Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Sympathizer—to provide an entirely new historical reading of the Vietnam Wars. As the […]

Longreads: An Interview with Macarthur ‘Genius’ Viet Thanh Nguyen on Longreads

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

2017 MacArthur fellow Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses questions of justice, diversity in literature, and empathy across cultures in an interview with Catherine Cusick. Interview originally published by Longreads. Viet Thanh Nguyen had just gotten back from a summer in Paris when he received an unexpected phone call from a Chicago number. He didn’t recognize the […]