Interviews

National Book Award Finalist Viet Nguyen Speaks Out on War, Capitalism & Trump

diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Jeffrey Fleishman on his thoughts on celebrity culture, capitalism, and American imperialism. Originally published by the Los Angeles Times. A sense of the other seeps through Viet Thanh Nguyen’s work, a place where war and memory play like discordant whispers, and defining one’s identity, especially for an immigrant or a refugee, can be …(read more)

Những tiếng nói mới trong văn chương người Mỹ gốc Việt: Trò chuyện cùng Viet Thanh Nguyen, Andrew Lam, và Aimee Phan

Viet Thanh Nguyen là nhà văn người Mỹ gốc Việt đầu tiên đoạt giải Pulitzer cho cuốn tiểu thuyết đầu …(read more)

A Conversation with Authors Viet Thanh Nguyen, Andrew Lam, and Aimee Phan

Viet Thanh Nguyen became the first Vietnamese American writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for his debut novel, The Sympathizer, …(read more)

SỰ GIẬN DỮ TRONG TIỂU THUYẾT CỦA NGƯỜI MỸ GỐC Á: CUỘC PHỎNG VẤN VỚI TÁC GIẢ NGUYỄN THANH VIỆT

Paul Tran ngồi lại cùng Nguyễn Thanh Việt, tổng biên tập trang Diacritics và tác giả của cuốn tiểu thuyết …(read more)

The Odyssey – From Vietnam to America: An Interview with Vân-Ánh Võ

New America Media editor and diaCRITIC Andrew Lam interviews composer Vân-Ánh Võ. The following article was originally printed on New America …(read more)

Starting a Queer Revolution

In 2014, Aiden Nguyễn arrived in Saigon. Coming from New York, he was surprised by the lack of a unified …(read more)

The Curation of a Space :: Dao Strom Speaks to Stacey Tran

Stacey Tran is a poet, artist, and event-organizer based in Portland, OR. She is the curator for HOLDING SPACE, a …(read more)

Mai Lan Gustafsson’s “The Warlore of Vietnamese Bargirls,” Part 2

In a sixteen-year oral history project, anthropologist Mai Lan Gustafsson interviewed Vietnamese women who served as bar girls during the …(read more)

Mai Lan Gustafsson’s “The Warlore of Vietnamese Bargirls,” Part 1

In a sixteen-year oral history project, anthropologist Mai Lan Gustaffson interviewed Vietnamese women who served as bar girls during the …(read more)

Phỏng vấn tác giả Monique Truong

Christine Lee Zilka và Sunny Woan từ báo Kartika Review (số 15, Xuân 2013) đã có cuộc phỏng vấn sâu …(read more)

PHỎNG VẤN VỚI ĐINH LINH: “NGHỆ THUẬT LUÔN CÓ TÍNH CHÍNH TRỊ”

Cuộc phỏng vấn với Đinh Linh– nhà thơ, nhà văn viết truyện hư cấu, dịch giả, nhiếp ảnh gia người …(read more)

Anger in the Asian American Novel: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Paul Tran sits down with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Diacritics editor and author of the bestselling novel The Sympathizer. In this …(read more)

An Immigrant’s Experience, Recast As Noir, In ‘Dragonfish’

  In an interview with NPR’s Scott Simon, Vu Tran discusses his first novel, Dragonfish, and noir fiction. This interview was …(read more)