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Viet Thahn Nguyen: Houston Lecture
October 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Viet Thanh Nguyen is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Sympathizer, a New York Times bestseller. His current short story collection The Refugees has also become a bestseller. Other awards include the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Edgar Award for Best First Novel from the Mystery Writers of America, and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction from the American Library Association, among others. He is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.