Interviews

The 88 Project: Human Rights for Vietnamese Political Prisoners

The following is a diaCRITICS Q&A with The 88 Project’s founder Huong Nguyen. DIACRITICS: In a few words, can you briefly tell us, what is The 88 Project and how did it begin? Why is it important? HUONG NGUYEN: The 88 Project is a 501(c)(3) organization that works to raise awareness about, advocate for, and support activists at risk and …(read more)

HAFT-SEEN, A MODERN MISCELLANY

As I watch the art of the Vietnamese diaspora unfold, I observe also its bleeds and blends. How it folds into, …(read more)

diaCRITICS Speaks to Mekong Review Editor Minh Bui Jones

In this diaCRITICS interview Dao Strom speaks with Minh Bui Jones, editor of the Mekong Review, a quarterly print magazine …(read more)

A Conversation about A Different Pond with Bao Phi and Thi Bui

Contributing writer Jade Hidle reflects on the role of reading in her own childhood, and speaks to Bao Phi and …(read more)

Interview with Filmmaker Duc Nguyen: “Nothing Left To Lose”

What is it like to have nothing left to lose, truly? When the skin you walk around in, when your …(read more)

In Conversation With Viet Thanh Nguyen: On Diaspora & Culture As Plurality

photo credit: Camp Pendleton Archives This is a conversation interview conducted by Dao Strom, new editor of diaCRITICS, with Viet Thanh …(read more)

PHỎNG VẤN QUAN BARRY: “NGHỆ THUẬT CHO TA CÁI NHÌN VƯỢT TRÊN BẢN THÂN”

Năm 2015, hai cuốn sách của nhà thơ đã từng đoạt giải có tên Quan Barry đã được xuất bản: …(read more)

An Interview with A Nationalist: Nguyễn Công Luận

diaCRITIC Zora Mai Quỳnh interviews Nguyễn Công Luận, a veteran of the Republic of Việt Nam (ARVN) army. Quỳnh recently …(read more)

Interview with Quan Barry: “Art helps us see beyond ourselves”

2015 saw the publication of two books by the award-winning poet Quan Barry: the novel She Weeps Each Time You’re …(read more)

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. …(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)