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 or Citation to other works. Nguyen, a professor at […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 18:40:01 UTC ]
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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

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 18:40:01 UTC ]
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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

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-22 11:28:53 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-18 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

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-07 14:34:36 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-11 00:19:23 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-01-27 20:01:38 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The New York Times | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc Announces Three New Board Members, Introduces New Board Executives

In addition to announcing changes to its executive committee, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation this week named three new board members: Christian publisher Chriscynethia Floyd, former Abrams CEO Michael Jacobs, and Vermont bookseller Emma Kaas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Win Meant For American Music

When Nas described himself as the “most critically acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winner / Best storyteller / Thug narrator / My styles greater” on his song “Hate Me Now” (1999), he was foretelling something monumental on the horizon. The Pulitzer Prize for Music is considered one of the nation’s most... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-02-21 09:55:55 UTC ]
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Asian American Book Club Launches with Lunar New Year Party

The organization held its soft launch party last night in Brooklyn, N.Y., which event coproduced by Hachette Book Group and Kundiman and featured six authors, including Curtis Chin and Kat Chow. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Names Its New Board Members

A deep bench of experience, from Penguin Random House and Disney to TikTok and YouTube, is on Simon & Schuster's new board of directors. The post Simon & Schuster Names Its New Board Members appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-07 21:21:07 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Board Announced: Members Come from Disney, TikTok and Publishing

The publisher’s new board of directors has expertise spanning the life cycle of a book. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-12-07 14:45:23 UTC ]
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Richard Sarnoff, Madeline McIntosh Among New Simon & Schuster Board Members

Following the purchase of Simon & Schuster by private equity firm KKR, the publisher has named its new board of directors, which includes S&S CEO Jonathan Karp, industry veteran Richard Sarnoff, and former Penguin Random House US CEO Madeline McIntosh. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize board expands eligibility pool for arts awards to non-U.S. citizens

The Pulitzer Prize Board announced on Tuesday that it will be dropping its U.S. citizenship requirement for awards in books, drama and music beginning in 2025. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-09-12 22:41:31 UTC ]
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Donations pour in for Asian American-owned NYC bookstore decimated by fire

An Asian American-owned bookstore in Manhattan’s Chinatown left gutted by a July fourth fire is getting flooded with support from the community, writers and celebrities Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-07-07 18:01:56 UTC ]
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Indigo Loses Reisman, Four Board Members

Indigo Books & Music, Canada's dominant bookstore chain, announced founder Heather Reisman will retire in August; simultaneously, four board members resigned with one citing a loss of confidence in the board and mistreatment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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