Diaspora

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)

The Hidden Scars All Refugees Carry

The following oped by Viet Thanh Nguyen was originally published by The New York Times. Many people have characterized my …(read more)

OUT OF THE MARGINS :: Adrienne Minh-Chau Le

Adrienne Minh-Chau Le’s “Letter To My Refugee Mom” is what the title suggests it is – a straightforward, sincere, moving …(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Immigrant’s Fate Is Everyone’s

diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen writes on the rigidity of defined borders and recognizing the importance of immigrants in America’s history. This …(read more)

OUT OF THE MARGINS: Trinh Mai – Pt. 1 :: We Are Here

We delve further into the intersection of the visual and storytelling/narrative-making with our late-June post of two collage art series by Trinh …(read more)

Andrew Lam’s April 30th Speech

diaCRITIC Andrew Lam gave this speech in 2014 at a high school where students raised funds to help flood victims …(read more)

April 30

diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen offers some thoughts on April 30.  Today is what many Vietnamese in the diaspora call …(read more)

Ra Mắt Loạt Bài Văn Chương VƯỢT THOÁT VÙNG RÌA: Những Bài Thơ Mới Của Bảo Phi

Chuyên mục Vượt Thoát Vùng Rìa ra mắt bằng những bài thơ mới của một trong những tác giả yêu …(read more)

Searching for Saigon’s Wartime Beat

Sheila Ngọc Pham recounts discovering her mother’s past as a singer in Hoa Tình Thương (The Love Flowers), an entertainment troupe …(read more)

Loạt bài Văn chương Người Mỹ gốc Việt trên DiaCRITICS :: 2015 và hơn nữa

Lời mở đầu của Dao Strom (Biên tập viên/Giám tuyển loạt bài) và  Nguyễn Thanh Việt (Tổng biên tập) cho VƯỢT THOÁT …(read more)

Images of America: Vietnamese in Orange County

Images of America: Vietnamese in Orange County shows how the Vietnamese community has impacted the social, cultural, economic, and political …(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)

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)