Linh Dinh

Multicultural, Progressive, Totalitarian Vietnam

Linh Dinh writes on culture and politics in the new Vietnam. I last saw Vietnam in 2001. Back then, Saigon had no American fast food joints save a Kentucky Fried Chicken. Long-term foreign residents were few, and mostly confined to the Phạm Ngũ Lão area. There were no foreign stars in the just-established professional soccer league. Now in Saigon, there …(read more)

Ahistorical and Deluded, with Fireworks

diaCRITIC Linh Dinh writes on the necessity of reexamining our accepted historical narratives. The Dinh Dynasty lasted only 12 years and …(read more)

Vietnamese in Germany

diaCRITIC Linh Dinh reports on the current state of Vietnamese refugees living in Germany.  There are about 140,000 Vietnamese in …(read more)

Interview with Linh Dinh: Poetry, Politics, and “Postcards”

Tahseen Alkhateeb interviews American poet and diaCRITIC Linh Dinh. This interview was originally published in Arabic in Al Arab, a …(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)

Vietnam in the U.S.A.

diaCRITIC Linh Dinh has been traveling to various parts of America for his project Postcards from the End of America, a compilation of photos …(read more)

Postcard from the End of America: Wisconsin

diaCRITIC Linh Dinh has been traveling to various parts of America for his project Postcards from the End of America, a compilation of photos …(read more)

Postcard from the End of America: North Philly

diaCRITIC Linh Dinh has been traveling to various parts of America for his project Postcards from the End of America, a compilation of photos …(read more)

Postcard from the End of America: San Jose

 Our very own diaCRITIC, Linh Dinh, has been traveling to various parts of America for his project Postcards from the End …(read more)

Interview with Linh Dinh: “Art is Always Political”

An interview with Linh Dinh– a Vietnamese American poet and fiction writer, translator, photographer, and Pew Fellow- discusses the challenges …(read more)

Linh Dinh — Those Laboring Days

How often does one remember a former boss, their assault weaponry, their potential flashbacks to Nam—yet still somehow linger longest …(read more)

Linh Dinh’s ‘Poetry Sightings’

In this original essay for diaCRITICS, poet Linh Dinh reflects upon the absence of poetry in U.S. society, offering us …(read more)

Poor Richard’s Rise: Linh Dinh on American Democracy

Linh Dinh argues that it’s time for the United States to be a real democracy again and not a warmongering …(read more)