The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) is thrilled to present Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer, in conversation with Nam Le, author of The Boat, in Melbourne, Australia for the first time! Le will be discussing his new book of poems, 36 Ways to Write a Vietnamese Poem, an urgent, unsettling reckoning with identity—and the violence of identity. This event is a fundraiser, and all proceeds will go to support DVAN whose mission is to uplift the voices and stories of the Vietnamese and Southeast Asian diaspora.

6 – 9pm AEST

Date: Fri 10 May 2024


Brunswick Mechanics Institute

270 Sydney Road Brunswick, VIC 3056