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Viet Thanh Nguyen


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.