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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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Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees is a Haunting yet Beautiful Collection

posted by Brittney Le

Pulitzer Prize winning author Thanh Nguyen

Pulitzer Prize winning author Thanh Nguyen

It’s a story of remembrance and loss. The ghost of her brother, killed by pirates during the escape from the Vietnam War, gives her a visit. And then she realizes she will never actually be able to forget him. This is the premise of Black-Eyed Women, the first … Read more

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Dec 28, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on The Life of Bestselling Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Life of Bestselling Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

posted by Lisa Dinh

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen is a fresh name to watch among literary communities and beyond. The Vietnamese American writer reached national acclaim for his books, winning the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for The Sympathizer  and became a finalist for the National Book Award for his latest book Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the 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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