Thuy Linh: Vietnamese writer’s English novel is another excellent, masculine war narrative

diaCRITIC Thuy Linh reviews Vinh Quyen’s novel, Debris of Debris. This review was originally published on Thanh Nien News. Vinh Quyen’s Debris …(read more)

Eric Nguyen Reviews ‘The Given World’ by Marian Palaia

diaCRITIC Eric Nguyen reviews Marian Palaia’s debut novel, The Given World. Palaia tells the story of Riley, an American expat in …(read more)


Eric Nguyen bình luận về tác phẩm mới nhất của Vu Tran, Dragonfish, một tiểu thuyết trinh thám ly kỳ. …(read more)

Jade Hidle: Living History at VAOHP’s Vietnamese Focus Exhibit

diaCRITIC Jade Hidle visits the Vietnamese Focus: Generation of Stories exhibition, created by UC Irvine’s Vietnamese Oral History Project. This immersive …(read more)

Trư Cuồng—a thirty year-old warning

‘Flicisme’ is a term coined in the 1970s by them, those Vietnamese then reckoned the promising figures of a generation …(read more)

Eric Nguyen Reviews ‘We Were Meant To Be A Gentle People’ by Dao Strom

diaCRITIC Eric Nguyen reviews Dao Strom’s autobiographical multimedia project, We Were Meant To Be A Gentle People. This work is …(read more)

The Swallows Uncaged: A Narrative in Eight Panels by Elizabeth McLean

Jade Colbert reviews Elizabeth McLean’s newest work, The Swallows Uncaged: A Narrative in Eight Panels. This review was originally published …(read more)

Reviews of A History of the Vietnamese & Sources of Vietnamese Tradition

Tuan Hoang reviews K.W. Taylor, A History of the Vietnamese (Cambridge University Press, 2013); and George E. Dutton, Jayne S. …(read more)

Jade Hidle Reviews Quan Barry’s She Weeps Each Time You’re Born

diaCRITIC Jade Hidle reviews Quan Barry’s fiction debut, She Weeps Each Time You’re Born; a novel that merges together Vietnamese history, magical …(read more)

Natalie Porter bình luận tác phẩm Sài Gòn vùng giáp ranh: Những câu chuyện ngoài rìa

Qua một góc nhìn mới mẻ về trải nghiệm đô thị hóa của cư dân ở rìa thành phố Hồ …(read more)

Jade Hidle Reviews Qui Nguyen’s Vietgone, A Good Fucking Play

diaCRITIC Jade Hidle reviews Qui Nguyen’s exciting, hilarious, and moving play Vietgone. The play follows the love story of Nguyen’s parents, and …(read more)

Eric Nguyen Reviews ‘The Art of Kozu’ by James Edgecombe

Eric Nguyen reviews James Edgecombe’s new novella The Art of Kozu, which won the 2014 MMU Novella Award. By narrating …(read more)

Eric Nguyen Reviews ‘Dragonfish’ by Vu Tran

Eric Nguyen reviews Vu Tran’s newest work, Dragonfish, a satisfyingly thrilling crime novel which challenges the way that the assimilated refugee’s story …(read more)