Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize and many other prestigious awards for his fiction work The Sympathizer, Nguyen is one of the most promising writers in the modern literature landscape, and represents a voice for Vietnamese Americans.
A Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, Nguyen has also written many non-fiction books in his academic career.
His latest book The Refugees is a collection of short stories promising to capture the reader and make them think about migration, identity, love, and family.
The Sympathizer (2015) (Grove/Atlantic)
Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and The Memory of War (2016)
Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America (2002)
“A Correct Life: Một Cuộc Sống Đứng Đắn”, Best New American Voices 2007
“Someone Else Besides You”, Narrative Magazine, Winter 2008
“Arthur Arellano”, Narrative Magazine, Spring 2010
“Fatherland”, Narrative Magazine, Spring 2011
“The War Years”, TriQuarterly – Issue 135/136 (2010
“Look At Me”, The Good Men Project, Feb. 19 2011
“The Americans”, The Chicago Tribune
“The Other Woman” Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts, Winter 2007/Spring 2008