Angie Chau, Quiet as They Come (2010). Stories. Nominated for two prestigious awards in 2011 and taught on school and university courses in the US.
Interview with Angie Chau, Shades Magazine.
Andrew Lam, interview with Angie Chau, DiaCRITICS, 28 April 2011.
Angie Chau website.
Linh Dinh, Love Like Hate (2010)
Linh Dinh, Opinion piece, New York Times, 31 May 200
Linh Dinh, ‘America’s Automobile Mania’, The Guardian (UK), 22 Feb. 2011
Thuy Le (le thi diem thuy)
Novel: The Gangster We are All Looking For (2003). Thuy Le reads from the title chapter on YouTube.
Review in The Independent (London).
Quan Manh Ha, ‘Conspiracy of Silence and New Subjectivity in Monkey Bridge and The Gangster We Are All Looking For‘, Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement, 8 (2013).
Linda Salem, interview with Thuy Le, KBPS, 2010.
Jade Hidle, report of a reading by Thuy Le, Diacritics, 6 Feb. 2011.
Jutta Gsoels-Lorenson, ‘Le Thi Diem Thuy’s The Gangster We are All Looking For: The Ekphrastic Emigration of a Photograph’, Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 48, 1 (2006), 3-18.
Bich Minh Nguyen
Bich Minh Nguyen website.
Review of Stealing Buddha’s Dinner (2007) in New York Times, 4 Feb. 2007.
Review of Short Girls (2009) in LA Times, 24 July 2009.
Pioneer Girl (2014). Novel.
NPR interview with Bich (Beth) Nguyen about Pioneer Girl, 9 Feb. 2014.
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Author and academic Viet Thanh Nguyen’s website.
See his essay on being Vietnamese (or not).
Information about Viet Nguyen’s novel, The Sympathizer (2015).
Viet Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (Harvard University Press, 2016). A superb collection of essays. Essential reading. Further information here.
Viet Nguyen, The Refugees (2017). Short stories. Reviewed in New York Times, 13 Feb. 2017: here.
Interview about The Refugees: Brian Bethune, ‘Q&A: Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the Ghosts that Haunt Refugees’, Macleans (Canada), 27 Feb. 2017: here.
Viet Nguyen, ‘The Great Vietnam War Novel was not Written by an American’, New York Times, 2 May 2017: here.
Viet Nguyen, article on being a refugee, an American and a human being: here. Posted on his website, Feb. 2017.
Viet Nguyen, ‘The Hidden Scars all Refugees Carry’, New York Times, 2 Sept. 2016: here.
Qui Duc Nguyen
Qui Duc Nguyen, Where the Ashes Are: The Odyssey of a Vietnamese Family (1994; University of Nebraska Press, 2009).
North Vietnamese veteran and author of The Sorrow of War (1991)
Interview by Suzanne Goldberg with Bao Ninh in the Observer, 19 November 2006.
Andrew Pham, Catfish and Mandala (1999)
Andrew Pham, Eves of Heaven (2008)
Andrew Pham, A Culinary Odyssey (2012).
Andrew Pham, A Theory of Flight (2012).
Matt Steinglass, review of Eves of Heaven, New York Times, 13 July 2008.
Anita Duneer, ‘Postpositivist Realism and Mandala: Toward Reconciliation and Reunification of Vietnamese and American Identities in Andrew X. Pham’s Catfish and Mandala’, Auto/Biography Studies, 17, 2 (2002)
James Pipkin, ‘Andrew X. Pham’s Catfish and Mandala and the Dialogics of Identity’, Life Writing, 10, 4 (2013)
Eric Nguyen, interview with Andrew Pham, DiaCRITICS, 6 May 2013
Andrew X. Pham website.
Andrew X. Pham blog.
Aimee Phan, We Should Never Meet (stories, 2004)
Aimee Phan, The Reeducation of Cherry Truong (novel, 2012)
Cam Vu, review of The Reeducation of Cherry Truong , DiaCRITICS, 2 July 2012.
Sunny Woan, interview with Aimee Phan, DiaCRITICS, 30 August 2012
Aimee Phan, ‘Why Mainstream Critics Fail Writers of Color’, Talking Writing, 24 Feb. 2014.
Aimee Phan website.
I Love Yous Are for White People: A Memoir (2009).
Monique Truong, The Book of Salt (2003)
Monique Truong, Bitter in the Mouth (2010)
Interview with Monique Truong about The Book of Salt.
Monique Truong website.
Asian American Writers’ Workshop.
Kim Thuy, Vietnamese-Canadian Writer
Ru (2010; English trans. 2012)
DiaCRITICS: Journal of art, culture and politics by and about the Vietnamese diaspora. Highly recommended. Read here.
Lan Duong, Treacherous Subjects: Gender, Culture, and Trans-Vietnamese Feminism (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012)
Mark Heberle, ed., Thirty Years After: New Essays on Vietnam War Literature, Film and Art (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009)
V. T. Nguyen, ‘Remembering War, Dreaming Peace: On Cosmopolitanism, Compassion and Literature’, Japanese Journal of American Studies, 20 (2009), 1-26
Viet Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (Harvard University Press, 2016)
Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, This is All I Choose to Tell: History and Hybridity in Vietnamese American Literature (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010)