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Viet Thanh Nguyen Wins MacArthur Genius Grant

posted by Randall
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Chalk up another honor for Viet Thanh Nguyen.

PBS reports that the Pulitzer Prize winning author is one of 24 people to be awarded a 2017 MacArthur Genius Grant. He will receive a cash prize of $625,000 so he can be freed to continue his writing.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Read more

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Apr 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Vietnamese American Refugee Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Vietnamese American Refugee Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

posted by Randall

Viet Thanh Nguyen 
Viet Thanh Nguyen came to the United States in 1975 with his family as a refugee from Vietnam
Just more than 40 years later, he is the winner for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his debut novel The Sympathizer, reported the
Los Angeles Times
Nguyen is still getting over the … Read more


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