Interviews

The Odyssey – From Vietnam to America: An Interview with Vân-Ánh Võ

New America Media editor and diaCRITIC Andrew Lam interviews composer Vân-Ánh Võ. The following article was originally printed on New America …(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)

The Curation of a Space :: Dao Strom Speaks to Stacey Tran

Stacey Tran is a poet, artist, and event-organizer based in Portland, OR. She is the curator for HOLDING SPACE, a …(read more)

Mai Lan Gustafsson’s “The Warlore of Vietnamese Bargirls,” Part 2

In a sixteen-year oral history project, anthropologist Mai Lan Gustafsson interviewed Vietnamese women who served as bar girls during the …(read more)

Mai Lan Gustafsson’s “The Warlore of Vietnamese Bargirls,” Part 1

In a sixteen-year oral history project, anthropologist Mai Lan Gustaffson interviewed Vietnamese women who served as bar girls during the …(read more)

Phỏng vấn tác giả Monique Truong

Christine Lee Zilka và Sunny Woan từ báo Kartika Review (số 15, Xuân 2013) đã có cuộc phỏng vấn sâu …(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)

Anger in the Asian American Novel: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Paul Tran sits down with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Diacritics editor and author of the bestselling novel The Sympathizer. In this …(read more)

An Immigrant’s Experience, Recast As Noir, In ‘Dragonfish’

  In an interview with NPR’s Scott Simon, Vu Tran discusses his first novel, Dragonfish, and noir fiction. This interview was …(read more)

Phỏng vấn Andrew X. Pham: “Ngôn từ thuộc về mọi người”

Andrew X. Pham có một nghề thú vị. Được đào tạo để trở thành kỹ sư, anh bỏ việc để …(read more)

A Vietnamese Requiem: What and Why | Là gì và tại sao

Death means different things to different people. What is a requiem and how could it change the way one thinks …(read more)

Rapper Nah Nguyen’s “Địt Mẹ Cộng Sản” (DMCS) or “Fuck Communism,” Part 3

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, we saw Vietnamese rapper Nah’s viral video for his new song, “Địt …(read more)

Rapper Nah Nguyen’s “Địt Mẹ Cộng Sản” (DMCS) or “Fuck Communism,” Part 1

A couple of years ago, diacritics interviewed and reviewed Saigonese rapper Nah. The following letter by guest writer Lac Su, …(read more)