A writer's solitude vs. AWP: Viet Thanh Nguyen on what we share with others

Writers tend to be solitary creatures, and yet more than 12,000 will congregate in Los Angeles this week. The occasion is the annual conference of the Assn. of Writers and Writing Programs, or AWP, which also draws other literary kin, the teachers, editors, publishers, critics and booksellers who... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Park Chan-wook is directing a TV adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer.

Exciting adaptation news: A24 and Rhombus Media have optioned the rights to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer, Nguyen’s Pulitzer-winning debut novel about a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who serves as a communist double agent after the fall of Saigon. The novel is being developed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Watch Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss 'The Committed' at the L.A. Times Book Club

Watch author Viet Thanh Nguyen talk about "The Committed" at the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In ‘The Committed,’ Viet Thanh Nguyen continues his Pulitzer Prize-winning story

The follow-up to “The Sympathizer” finds a former Vietnamese spy working as a drug dealer in Paris. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Viet Thanh Nguyen has just become the first Asian-American member of the Pulitzer Board.

A big congratulations to Viet Thanh Nguyen, who is joining the Pulitzer Prize Board as its first Asian-American and Vietnamese-American member. After an extensive nominating process, the board chooses the winners from a list of finalists in each category and may additionally give a Special Award... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Literary LA: Viet Thanh Nguyen in Conversation with Tom Lutz

Subscribe on iTunes | Spotify | SoundCloud | LARB Editor-in-Chief Tom Lutz is joined by author and USC Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Sympathizer, at a recent LARB Luminary Dinner. Viet begins by talking about about his family’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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BookCon 2018: Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Work of Empathy

Meet the Pulitzer-winning editor of a groundbreaking anthology of essays on the experiences of refugees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books: Tig Notaro, Rueben Martinez, Thomas McGuane, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Annabelle Gurwitch, Conrad Aiken and more

The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes are always a celebration of excellence in all forms of literature, but this year the event will be a blast: Tig Notaro is hosting! Notaro, of course, is the comedian and star of the Amazon series “One Mississippi” — and author of the 2016 memoir “I’m Just A... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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National Book Awards Finalists Include Colson Whitehead and Viet Thanh Nguyen

From left, Colson Whitehead, Jacqueline Woodson, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Rita Dove. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Viet Thanh Nguyen, William Finnegan Among Pulitzer Winners

The novelist and the 'New Yorker' staff writer take home the prizes for fiction and biography respectively at the centennial awards ceremony. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Viet Thanh Nguyen, Sally Mann Win 2016 ALA Carnegie Medals

Viet Thanh Nguyen's 'The Sympathizer' and Sally Mann's 'Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs,' landed the ALA's top adult book awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Northern Writers’ Awards winners share £55,000 prize pot

Writers including Tara Guha, Adam Bennett-Lea and James Harris are amongst the winners of this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards, administered by New Writing North. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AWP 2017: Writers Take to the Streets of Washington, D.C.

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference in Washington D.C. continued in a highly politicized vein through its second day, with a march and rally at the Capitol building, in addition to a packed event featuring Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie and Ta-Nehisi Coates. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AWP 2017: Keynoter Azar Nafisi Urges Writers to Resist Tyranny

AWP 2017's keynote speaker, Azar Nafisi, the author of 'Reading Lolita in Tehran,' blasted President Trump in a fiery presentation and urged writers to use their imaginations to resist the tyranny of the Trump administration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AWP 2017: Writers Get Political as Conference Opens

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, kicked off its annual conference on Thursday with politics on people's minds, as exhibitors, panelists and attendees expressed their opposition to the Trump presidency. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Census: 'self-published writers to grow ebook market share'

Self-published writers and digital only publishers will continue to grow their share of the digital content market while traditional publishers over-price ebooks, according to early results of the FutureBook Census, launched ahead of this year’s FutureBook Conference, taking place on 2nd December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AWP 2016: Writers Walking the Talk About Diversity in Children's Publishing

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AWP 2016 in Photos: Publishers, Writers, and Readers Meet Up in L.A.

Photos from the book fair and panels at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference, held this year at the L.A. Convention center in downtown Los Angeles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sarah Waters, Ross Raisin, Adam Foulds, Andrew Cowan, Helen Simpson share writing tips, favourite books by young writers

Past winners of the The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writers of the Year Award share their writing tips and their favourite books written by writers aged 35 and under. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At Slice Literary Conference, Publishing Pros and Writers Share Best Practices

At the Slice Literary Writers Conference, a roster of NYC's top publishing professionals shared best practices on writing and community building. The post At Slice Literary Conference, Publishing Pros and Writers Share Best Practices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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