Vietnamese Ghost Stories (ft. Thanhha Lai, Vu Tran, Violet Kupersmith, & Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis)

05.08.2019 - By AAWW Radio: New Asian American Writers & Literature

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We’ll be listening to an introduction by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network founder & author of The Sympathizer, as well as a conversation around the concept of Vietnamese ghost stories moderated by Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis featuring authors Violet Kupersmith, Thanhha Lai, & Vu Tran. They dissect the concept of the ghost story as a metaphor for the immigrant, a reflection of the self and one’s deepest fears and insecurities, and then discuss Vietnamese diasporic literary community.

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