Monthly Archives: September 2012

Ocean Vuong Wins 2012 Stanley Kunitz Memorial Poetry Prize

Kudos to Ocean Vuong, who has just been awarded the 2012 Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize for Younger Poets. His winning poem, "Prayer for the...

Troubling Borders: Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora

Art and lit lovers! You might recall our June 2011 fundraising efforts towards the publication of Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora: Troubling Borders in Literature and...

Lapidary Translations of Crystalline Prose: On the Writing of Pham Thi Hoai

Guest contributor Matt Martin describes and analyzes the works of Phạm Thị Hoài, a Vietnamese writer, editor, and translator living in Germany. Hoài was born in...

Warrior Poet

diaCRITICS occasionally features guest blogs and reprints. Here is a review of Bao Phi's debut poetry collection, "Sông I Sing", by Jane. Y. Kim at...

Vietnamese Plays in Seattle and L.A.: Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam and Year of...

If you're in Seattle or Los Angeles, be sure to catch these plays dealing with Viet Nam or the Vietnamese. In Seattle, the Allen Theatre...

Andrew Lam’s Three Collections

Christina Vo revisits Andrew Lam's two previous memoir essay collections, Perfume Dreams and East Eats West, and previews his forthcoming fiction collection, Birds of Paradise Lost. After discussing Lam's...