Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

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

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

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 are refugees and immigrants or who support them, we have to use every tool at our disposal, including our writing.” When it comes to the Vietnam War, Vietnamese refugees in America […]

The One Book You Need To Read To Understand The Plight Of Refugees

Claire Fallon reviews The Refugees for The Huffington Post’s ‘The Bottom Line’. In nine psychologically evocative short stories, Viet Thanh Nguyen lays bare the trauma and emotional ambivalence that lie beneath sentimental or heroic tales of refugees. The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s fiction follow-up to his acclaimed debut novel, The Sympathizer, would be critically praised […]