Late Sunday afternoon, in a hot, sweaty little theater called The Thick House, the Playwright Foundation wrapped up its festival with a reading of playwright Don Nguyen's Sound. It’s a play dominated by silence and fingers flying in your face.
diaCRITICS is a blog that showcases voices and stories from writers, artists and culture-makers of the Vietnamese and Southeast Asian diaspora on and from all shores. We publish poetry, fiction, essays, reviews, visual art, and more. Our founding editor and publisher is Viet Thanh Nguyen. diaCRITICS is a project of the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN).