MONTHLY ARCHIVES : January, 2017

Complete fiction: why ‘the short story renaissance’ is a myth

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees is listed as a notable short story collection in this article for The Guardian. Article by Chris Power originally…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Talks Parking Lots and Refugees at The Egyptian

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer and refugees at The Egyptian Theatre. Original article by Harrison Berry published on Boise Weekly. On stage before…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the struggles of being a refugee in America

David Canfield of Entertainment Weekly offers an exclusive excerpt of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s introduction to The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives, to be released on April…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the struggles of being a refugee in America

Entertainment Weekly discusses Viet Thanh Nguyen’s role as editor for The Displaced. Article by David Canfield originally published by Entertainment Weekly. For his next…(read more)

USC Visions and Voices – A Conversation with John Cho and Viet Thanh Nguyen

John Cho and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss Asian-American identity during this USC Visions and Voices event. A timely conversation on race, representation, and the…(read more)

An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Michael LeMahieu and Angela Naimou interview Viet Thanh Nguyen about his novels for Contemporary Literature.  VIET THANH NGUYEN Conducted by Michael LeMahieu and Angela…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2017 MacArthur Fellow, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 2017

Viet Thanh Nguyen Is The Pro-Refugee Voice America Needs To Hear

The Huffington Post’s Claire Fallon interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen as a 2017 MacArthur Fellow and prolific author of Vietnamese-American experiences. “Those of us who…(read more)

Photo: Roland-Pierre Paringaux Archives Agence France-Presse Des soldats nord-vietnamiens sur un char d’assaut à Da Nang, au mois d’avril 1975, alors que la ville est assiégée par le Vietcong.

Le Devoir Reviews The Sympathizer

Christian Desmeules writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for the French-language and Montreal-based publication, Le Devoir. Depuis l’évacuation de Saigon en 1975 et les…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen takes revenge on Coppola

Florence Noiville asks Viet Thanh Nguyen about The Sympathizer and his refugee background in this interview for Livres.  Une queue à n’en plus ­finir.…(read more)

Spionagethriller „Der Sympathisant“

von C. Läpple reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by heutejournal. Viet Thanh Nguyen kam als Kind mit seiner vietnamesischen Familie als…(read more)