Q&A with Kim Thúy
Features / Fiction / Interviews

Q&A with Kim Thúy

by Terry Hong

When we met, first I talked about French colonization, about the Vietnamese people’s love/hate relationship with the dominant culture. For the Vietnamese, we want the French to leave our country, but then we also wish we had French features. We still wish to be French, even though we despise them, because we wish to be like those who have the power. Continue reading

In Her Own Words: Diana Athill
Fiction / In Their Own Words

In Her Own Words: Diana Athill

In Monday’s feature on Diana Athill, Amy Weldon showed us the many facets of Athill’s accomplishments—writing, editing, and publishing; the quest to find an identity beyond the constraints of gender; and an unflagging commitment to clear sight and honesty in her prose. These are represented in the quotes below, taken from Athill’s memoirs, interviews, and … Continue reading