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A submission call for "texture poems" from the Vietnamese diaspora, in commemoration of the 44th anniversary of April 30, 1975. This year on diaCRITICS, we wish to reflect on this day in terms of both the past and the present. We would like to consider “textures” of diasporic experience that have since been gathered, created, collected and re-collected, imagined and re-imagined, since that historic day in 1975.
diaCRITICS News & Events: December 31, 2018. Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora.
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From June 5-11, 2018, the Djerassi Artists Program partnered with the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) to host a private writing retreat and "dialogues across borders" project involving ten writers, from four different continents, plus three "dialogues" moderators. The writers were given time and space to work on individual...
Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora. ‘Tropical Siesta’ by Vietnamese artist Phan Thao Nguyen wins Grand Prize of APB Foundation Signature Art Prize 2018, and more news.