Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

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 […]

The Sympathizer Makes the First Novel Prize Short List

The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize is awarded to the best debut novel published between January 1 and December 31 of the award year. Along with six other novels, The Sympathizer has been selected to be on the 2015 short list.  The winner will be announced at our Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner on Tuesday, December 8 […]