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Mindfulness Retreats for Young Vietnamese Americans and Canadians

diaCRITICS recently received word from students of Zen master Thích Nhất Hạnh about four North American mindfulness retreats by and for Vietnamese American young adults, aged 18 to 38, planned for Spring Break this year. These young monks and nuns of the Plum Village tradition asked us to share their invitation to young Vietnamese Americans and Canadians to attend retreats in …(read more)

San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival 2013—Interview

It’s that time again! The San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival is having their second biennial film and video showcase …(read more)

Vincent Lam’s The Headmaster’s Wager

In this review of The Headmaster’s Wager, a first novel by Vincent Lam, Vinh Nguyen finds sociohistorical and cultural value …(read more)

Kim Thuy’s Ru Wins Major Canadian Literary Prize

Do you enjoy reading diaCRITICS? Then please consider subscribing! While many of us in the U.S. were loading ourselves on food …(read more)

Ru, a novel by Kim Thuy

Do you enjoy reading diaCRITICS? Then please consider subscribing! diaCRITICS will periodically post blogs from other places. So our next guest …(read more)