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Viet Thanh Nguyen’s writing is bold and fiercely honest. His remarkable debut novel, The Sympathizer, won the Pulitzer Prize, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. The Committed, the long-awaited follow-up to The Sympathizer, was published in 2021 and has been called “a masterwork.” Viet was the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant".
He teaches at the University of Southern California and is a cultural critic-at-large for The Los Angeles Times.