Monthly Archives: May, 2022

In the Diaspora: May 2022

News from the Vietnamese Diaspora►Cà Phê Ru brews up Vietnamese coffee at Sacramento farmers' market►‘A Special Place For Us’: Eden Center Gets A New...

Remembering Linda Lê

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?”