Yearly Archives: 2022

Remembering Linda Le

French writer Linda Le passed on May 9, at the age of 58 years old.

ÁCCENTED: “Turning the Page: DVAN x TTUP ft. Abbigail Rosewood”

Don't miss the last episode of ÁCCENTED: Dialogues in Diaspora of the season, presented by the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN)! To celebrate DVAN's publishing collaboration with Texas...

Film Review: Roh by Emir Ezwan

In the forest of the film named Roh, evil comes out at night. But will you recognize this evil when it has the face of a child? As Malaysian filmmaker Emir Ezwan’s first and indie-sized step into feature-length cinema, Roh both enchants and terrifies.

Constellations of Eve by Abbigail Nguyen Rosewood

Rosewood’s exquisite and experimental novel in stories offers a transfixing meditation on love, envy, and obsession. Each iteration builds upon the previous one, culminating...

Book Review: You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

In Dustin Thao’s debut novel You’ve Reached Sam, seventeen-year-old Julie struggles to readjust to life following the sudden loss of her boyfriend Sam. In a desperate moment of wanting to hear his voice again, Julie dials Sam’s number and is shocked yet delighted when he picks up the phone. 

Sprechen Sie Vietnamesisch?

“Mit gas,” I said again. I looked at my partner quizzically. “What’s ‘mit gas?’” I asked in Vietnamese. “What does ‘mit’ mean?”

Book Review: A Clash of Steel

Set in 1826, the protagonists are Xiang, a Chinese girl who has grown up in a small village in Guangdong, and Anh, a Vietnamese girl whose mother is the captain of a trade and fishing ship.

In the Diaspora: April 2022

News from Outside Việt Nam ►‘Bẫy Ngọt Ngào’ (‘Naked Truth’) reaches 50 theaters, widest release ever of any Vietnamese film in the US News from Việt...

Letters from My Father: A Conversation with Diana Cam Van Nguyen

I think more like a Czech, but I also feel a lot like Vietnamese.

SWHNM 2022 Mentorship Program – Announcements

We are excited to announce the mentees for our 2022 inaugural SWHNM Mentorship Program. Congratulations to our 2022 cohort: Erin O'Brien, Lauren Bullock, Quyên...