Memory

A Review of ‘The Frangipani Hotel’ by Violet Kupersmith

Eric Nguyen gives an in-depth review of Violet Kupersmith’s The Frangipani Hotel, a collection of contemporary short stories based on …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: Off The Mark—Wahlberg #CrimingWhileWhite

The past several days has hosted a veritable media explosion (of sorts) after “Marky Mark” Wahlberg’s appeal for an official …(read more)

Evyn Lê Espiritu Reflects on VietAID in Fields Corner, Boston

Evyn Lê Espiritu shares with us her unique experiences spending time with the students in VietAID, the Vietnamese American Initiative for …(read more)

(Im)moveable Feasts—An Interview with Natalia Duong—Part Two

Recently diaCRITIC Julie Thi Underhill met up with Natalia Duong, a performance artist, choreographer, and scholar who’s recently returned to …(read more)

(Im)moveable Feasts—An Interview with Natalia Duong—Part One

Recently diaCRITIC Julie Thi Underhill met up with Natalia Duong, a performance artist, choreographer, and scholar who’s recently returned to …(read more)

BÀI NGỢI CA CHỮ “ƠI”

Trong bài văn ngắn này, erin Khuê Ninh, biên tập viên và nhà giáo dục, chiêm nghiệm sự tinh tế …(read more)

A Review of ‘Split’ by Cathy Linh Che

Cathy Linh Che charts uneasy territory in her debut collection, Split. Divided into three parts, the collection explores the legacy …(read more)

Dao Strom: From the Other Shore

Dao Strom reflects on her experience of celebrating “Black April” in Vietnam on April 30th for the first time since she …(read more)

Interview with Lan Cao: Diving into the Wreckage And Into the World

1997 marked an important year in Vietnamese American literature when Viking published Lan Cao’s debut novel Monkey Bridge. Cao’s novel …(read more)

A Legacy of Kindness

As we celebrated Mother’s Day earlier this week, Christina Vo reflects on the influence of her mother in her life …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE — You Didn’t Kill Us All, You Know — Part Two

In this exclusive new diaCRITICIZE, Julie Thi Underhill offers an in-depth introduction to the sometimes fraught relationship between Chăm Americans and Vietnamese Americans. …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE — You Didn’t Kill Us All, You Know — Part One

In this exclusive new diaCRITICIZE, Julie Thi Underhill offers an in-depth introduction to the sometimes fraught relationship between Chăm Americans …(read more)

Anvi Hoàng’s travelog: In meditation in Đà Lạt: Một thoáng tĩnh

The search for childhood memory is a tricky journey. Anvi has tried more than one time and eventually found her …(read more)