Monthly Archives: July 2018

DVAN Writers at Djerassi Artists Residency, June 2018

From June 5-11, 2018, the Djerassi Artists Program partnered with the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) to host a private writing retreat and "dialogues...

diaCRITICS News & Events: July 16, 2018

Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora. ‘Tropical Siesta’ by Vietnamese artist Phan Thao Nguyen wins Grand Prize of APB Foundation Signature Art Prize 2018, and more news.

Freedom in Unrest: A Girl in a Book // Khairani Barokka

In this essay Khairani Barokka calls to attention traverses and trespasses of, to, upon bodies, both human/female and geographical/environmental, and draws precarious lines connecting points of toxicity and "unrest" in different nation-bodies (Indonesia, Vietnam) of Southeast Asia...

Book Review: Soap for the Dogs

Reviewed by Eric Nguyen. Along with poets like Vi Khi Nao and Hoa Nguyen, Stacey Tran represents a wave of Vietnamese American poets experimenting with language and testing the limits of the genre...

diaCRITICS News & Events: July 2, 2018

Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora. Mass protests sweep Vietnam for the first time in decades, and more news.