Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his debut novel, The Sympathizer (Grove, 2015), also a New York Times Best Book of the Year, among many other honors. His fiction has been anthologized in A Stranger Among Us: Stories of Cross-Cultural Collision and Connection, and his story “Fatherland” won Third Place in Narrative’s 2011 Winter Story Contest. Nguyen has published several nonfiction titles, including Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (Harvard University Press, 2016). Born in Vietnam, he teaches at the University of Southern California.

Photograph by Webb Chappell.

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