In Trump’s vision of a white America, immigrants should be grateful and servile

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the meaning and effects of Trump’s recent comments about immigrants in this op-ed for The Washington Post. When Donald Trump…(read more)

I Love America. That’s Why I Have to Tell the Truth About It

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer, talks about immigration in America and his experiences as a Vietnamese refugee in this essay for TIME. Love it or leave it. Have you heard someone say this? Or have you said it?…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author talks immigration, refugees at UMD lecture

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks at the University of Maryland about refugees and their stories in this article for The Diamondback. A Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist…(read more)

Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen: Jose Antonio Vargas in Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Jose Antonio Vargas and Viet Thanh Nguyen discussed immigration in America at the USC Visions and Voices event. Here is the transcript of the…(read more)

Brown Refo, White Nasho

Stephen Pham reflects on Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees and Australian immigration policies and attitudes for the Sydney Review of Books. Of course, I will be…(read more)

Ny Tid Reviews The Refugees

Birgitte Gustava Røthe Bjørnøy of Ny Tid reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees, noting the well-timed and universality of its themes. Reportes Without Borders kunne i…(read more)

Review: Richly Told, And All-Too-Timely, Stores Of The Refugee Experience

Heather Scott Partington reviews ‘The Refugees’. Originally published in The National Book Review. *** Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new collection of short stories, The Refugees, is…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer and The Refugees

The latest short stories are far from sweet

Tom Fleming reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Refugees’ and Ottessa Moshfegh’s collection of short stories. Originally published in The Spectator.  Collections from Viet Thanh…(read more)

Literary Review: Short Cuts – Viet Thanh Nguyen, April Ayers Lawson, Roxane Gay, Ottessa Moshfegh

Jude Cook reviews short stories by Viet Thanh Nguyen, April Ayers Lawson, Roxane Gay, and Ottessa Moshfegh. Originally published by The Literary Review.  It…(read more)

Cover of The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

What Comes After the Trauma of Fleeing: ‘The Refugees’ by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Jasmine Lee Ehrhardt reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Refugees’. Originally published by ZYZZYVA, a San Francisco Journal of Arts and Letters. The Refugees (224 pages;…(read more)