Viet Thanh Nguyen Interviewed by Michael Collier

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection The Refugees was selected as the University of Maryland’s First Year Book for 2018-19, and as part of a two-day series of events launching a “Year of Immigration” initiative at UMD, Michael Collier, Director of the Creative Writing Program, interviewed the Pulitzer-prize winning author and critic. The hour-long public [Continue Reading…]

Forum: What struggles does Asian American literature face?

Forum Asian American literary journals have historically burned hot but short.   Why so few of them have had much in the way of longevity is an open question, and one wonders what their vexed histories have to teach us.   What struggles does the Asian American literary journal face today?   What struggles does [Continue Reading…]