Most Critical March 2013

1. The Vietnamese in Germany (Part 1 of 2)

The largest population of Vietnamese people overseas is the United States with the biggest communities in Southern California and Texas. What about Vietnamese immigrant and overseas communities elsewhere? in Europe? in Germany?  Siehe unten für die deutsche Fassung. Here in the first of a two-part series, Kien Nghi Ha brings to light the experience of the Vietnamese refugees and immigrants in …(read more)

2. Andrew Lam: Vietnam and the Cell Phone Revolution

Have you ever thought that such a basic form of communication as a text could be used as a tool …(read more)

3. What Happened in February 2013: Some News and Events

What happened in February 2013: news and events relating to Vietnamese at home and in the diaspora. Okay, folks, for …(read more)

4. Khanh Ho: On The Art of Losing

Khanh Ho is writing the first Vietnamese American Detective Fiction ever.  Why?  Because being the first is a power trip. …(read more)

5. The Vietnamese in Germany (Part 2 of 2)

The second of the two-part series on the Vietnamese in Germany, Kien Nghi Ha’s post takes the vantage of Vietnamese …(read more)

6. Jade Hidle: A Review of Changing by Lily Hoang

diaCRITIC Jade Hidle reviews Lily Hoang’s Changing which rewrites and subverts the fairytale tradition.  Along the way, she reveals nuggets about her …(read more)

7. As Long As Trees Last: The Poetry of Hoa Nguyen

In this repost from BOMBlog, poet and editor Iris Cushing reviews Hoa Nguyen‘s most recent book of poetry, As Long …(read more)


Cuộc phỏng vấn với Đinh Linh– nhà thơ, nhà văn viết truyện hư cấu, dịch giả, nhiếp ảnh gia người …(read more)

9. Interview with Linh Dinh: “Art is Always Political”

An interview with Linh Dinh– a Vietnamese American poet and fiction writer, translator, photographer, and Pew Fellow- discusses the challenges …(read more)

10. Subscriber Drive! Subscribe or Refer New Readers and Win Prizes!

It’s time for our second subscriber drive. We’re looking for 100 new subscribers for diaCRITICS, and we’ll be giving away …(read more)