Linh Dinh is the author of two story collections, Fake House (2000) and Blood and Soap (2004); five books of poems, most recently Some Kind of Cheese Orgy (2009); and a novel, Love Like Hate (2010). He also edited Night, Again: Contemporary Fiction from Vietnam (1996) and Three Vietnamese Poets (2001).
For me, it was also letting me be able to give my personal touch, as a Vietnamese American, who desperately wanted to see a hero like this for my kids.
"Further, the art is as much for the audience as it is for me, in that I alone do not get to decide what my art means."
"How do you acknowledge that you're an ancestor while also, there are still living ancestors in your life that you're still writing from."