Monthly Archives: October, 2015

Terror in Little Saigon

On November 3rd, PBS will be airing "Terror in Little Saigon", an investigative report on the unresolved events that inspired several stories in The Sympathizer. One of...

Mai Lan Gustafsson’s “The Warlore of Vietnamese Bargirls,” Part 2

In a sixteen-year oral history project, anthropologist Mai Lan Gustafsson interviewed Vietnamese women who served as bar girls during the war. Through the voices...

Mai Lan Gustafsson’s “The Warlore of Vietnamese Bargirls,” Part 1

In a sixteen-year oral history project, anthropologist Mai Lan Gustaffson interviewed Vietnamese women who served as bar girls during the Vietnam War. Through the...

AIDEN NGUYỄN WINS IN OUR SUBSCRIBER DRIVE!

Aiden Nguyễn is our 75th subscriber. Learn a little more about Aiden here.

Jade Hidle Reviews Qui Nguyen’s Vietgone, A Good Fucking Play

diaCRITIC Jade Hidle reviews Qui Nguyen's exciting, hilarious, and moving play Vietgone. The play follows the love story of Nguyen's parents, and uses humor to discuss...

OUT OF THE MARGINS Lit Series Launch: New Poems by Bao Phi

My dad asked me if he ever broke a promise and I said nothing - knowing he didn’t bring me to the circus not because he couldn’t keep a promise but because he didn’t have the money.  Almost thirty years later, me and my daughter go to the circus.  First time for both of us.

diaCRITICS’ Vietnamese American Lit Series :: 2015 & Beyond

This forum is curated by Vietnamese American and Vietnamese diasporic editors and readers. We make this distinction to make clear that this is a space in which we define ourselves for ourselves. And here, in this shared space, we gather together some of our (scattered) voices and endeavors.

Subscriber Drive! Win First Edition of The Sympathizer

It’s time for our third subscriber drive. We’re looking for 100 new subscribers for diaCRITICS, and we’ll be giving away a signed first edition of...

Eric Nguyen Reviews ‘The Art of Kozu’ by James Edgecombe

Eric Nguyen reviews James Edgecombe's new novella The Art of Kozu, which won the 2014 MMU Novella Award. By narrating the life of a...

September 2015 News and Events

What happened in September 2015: socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Vietnam and to the Vietnamese diaspora. ") are the opinion...