Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

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 […]

Storyological 2.19 – Everything You Have

This Storyological Podcast, originally published on December 11, 2017, features Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story “The Transplant” from The Refugees. Podcast: Storyological 2.19 – EVERYTHING YOU HAVE In which we discuss, 1. A City Inside by Tillie Walden, Avery Hill Publishing, 2016. 2. The Transplant by Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Refugees, 2017. along with, among other things… Tillie Walden An interview […]

Viet Thanh Nguyen, War Memoirs and Pulitzer 2016

Olivia Gesbert interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for France Culture ahead of the French release of The Sympathizer. Full podcast here. Olivia Gesbert reçoit l’écrivain Viet Thanh Nguyen à l’occasion de la parution en français du Prix Pulitzer de la fiction “Le Sympathisant” (Belfond) Comment appartenir à deux pays, lorsque l’un est impérialiste (les Etats-unis), et l’autre sans […]

This Is Hell! On the Limitations of Memory and the Persistence of War

Chuck Mertz, host of This is Hell! podcast, talks with Viet Thanh Nguyen about his book Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Listen to the interview through the SoundCloud player or read the transcript below. Writer Viet Thanh Nguyen explores the ways war wins itself in the minds of the American public – […]

Between the Covers – Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Sympathizer

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by David Naimon, host of Between the Covers on KBOO 90.7 FM Portland, OR. Click here to listen to the full interview, or read the transcript below. It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, […]

KPFK: Remembering Vietnam in Fiction and in Fact

Viet Nguyen speaks with Jon Weiner, host of the KPFK radio show 4 O’Clock Wednesdays, on his novel The Sympathizer. Listen to the free podcast on iTunes here. Or read the full transcript below.  Transcript coming soon.