A Conversation About Creativity
Viet Thanh Nguyen
February 20, 6:00 pm:
Natasha Trethewey reading, Bridwell library, room 121 (The Blue Room), cosponsored by the English Department and Bridwell library. A reception will follow
February 21, 6:00 pm:
Natasha Trethewey and Viet Thanh Nguyen discussion of creativity, McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall. Cosponsored by the English Department, the Dallas Literary Festival, and the Department of World Languages and Literature. A book signing will follow.
February 22, 12:00 pm:
Viet Thanh Nguyen reading, Bridwell library, room 121 (The Blue Room), cosponsored by the English Department and Bridwell library
Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. He has published two novels, a short story collection, and two nonfiction books, including Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War, which was a finalist for the National Book Award in nonfiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award in General Nonfiction.
Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for her collection, Native Guard, and served two terms as Poet Laureate of the United States. The author of five poetry collections and two nonfiction books, she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.