Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Singapore Unbound: The Refugees

Andrea Yew of Singapore Unbound examines the themes of identity, displacement, and trauma in Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees. In a time characterized by political instability and virulent polemics, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s collection of short stories The Refugees is a much-needed mediation about the experience of displacement. From the young Vietnamese refugee who is haunted by the loss of […]

The Americans: A Short Story

“The Americans” was originally published on the Chicago Tribune, where it was a 2010 Nelson Algren Short Story Awards finalist.   If it wasn’t for his daughter and his wife, James Carver would never have ventured into Cambodia, a country about which he knew next to nothing except what it looked like at forty thousand feet. […]