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Birth of a Vietnamese Novel

David Joiner, author of Lotusland, shares how living in Vietnam inspired his journey to become a writer. Have you subscribed to diaCRITICS yet? Subscribe and...

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...

Anger in the Asian American Novel: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Paul Tran sits down with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Diacritics editor and author of the bestselling novel The Sympathizer. In this interview from The Margins,...

By Heart: Viet Thanh Nguyen on Finding Inspiration in Other Books

The Atlantic presents By Heart, a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how his novel...

An Immigrant’s Experience, Recast As Noir, In ‘Dragonfish’

  In an interview with NPR's Scott Simon, Vu Tran discusses his first novel, Dragonfish, and noir fiction. This interview was originally published on NPR.   ABOUT DRAGONFISH Oakland...

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...

Jeff Kingston: Memory Wars and the Vietnam Debacle

April 30th marks the fortieth anniversary of the ‘fall of Saigon’, as Americans remember it, the day that the North Vietnamese army took over...

2015 Viet Film Fest

The 2015 Viet Film Fest lineup is a medley of genres that reflects the continued growth of the Vietnamese Filmmaking Movement.Whether you gravitate towards Kung Fu,...

As Oscars near, criticism mounts against Last Days in Vietnam

An official selection at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and winner of the audience award for best feature film at the Nantucket Film Festival,...