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Chelsea Clinton and her Vietnamese in Laws

diaCRITICS will periodically post blogs from other places. So our …(read more)

Orange County Open Mic, August 5 and ongoing

Our friends at the Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association …(read more)

There’s something for everyone at the swap meet (chợ trời)

I have been going to swap meets (chợ trời) for …(read more)

Outspoken: Poets of the Diaspora II, featuring Anhvu Buchanan

On April 24th, the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network presented “Outspoken: …(read more)

Khanh Ho: Upon First Seeing Lee’s Sandwiches

Lee’s Sandwiches is a chrome glass factory food box. Modern, …(read more)

An afternoon with Tran Trong Vu

Visit to Tran Trong Vu’s house in Antony, France, June …(read more)

Outspoken: Poets of the Diaspora II, featuring Andrew Lam

On April 24th, the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network presented “Outspoken: …(read more)

Harvey Pekar

My great contemporary, friend of the world, Harvey Pekar died …(read more)

The Farmers and the Helicopters

If you are fortunate enough to live in New York …(read more)

Outspoken: Poets of the Diaspora II, featuring Kim-An Lieberman

On April 24th, the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network presented “Outspoken: …(read more)

Notes on Exile

It was in grad school that I learned about the …(read more)

Interview with Tammy Nguyen Lee, director of Operation Babylift

Among the many controversial legacies of the Vietnam War, Operation …(read more)