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Vietnamese novel “So do”, known as “Dumb Luck” in English, written by well-known Vietnamese author Vu Trong Phung is set to be published in Germany this December.

'I am Beto' by Nguyen Nhat Anh translated into Korean

A South Korean publisher has acquired the copyright of the book "I am Beto" by the popular writer for teenagers Nguyen Nhat Anh.

Vietnamese writer wins Dayton Literary Prize for Peace 2021

The Dayton Literary Prize for Peace 2021 has honoured Nguyen Phan Que Mai, a female Vietnamese writer, for her work titled The Mountains Sing.

Veteran writer Son Tung passes away at 93

Veteran writer Son Tung, who penned the famous novel Bup sen xanh (Green Lotus) on President Ho Chi Minh, passed away in Hanoi on late July 22. He was 93.

Books by young writers take on life of today

Books by young writers in HCM City recently issued by Trẻ (Youth) Publishing House, one of the country’s leading publishers, are leaving an impression on young readers. 

Poet Nguyen Quang Thieu: Great cultural values are at stake

“Profound works about the countryside are a warning about the imbalance in life,” poet Nguyen Quang Thieu, chairman of the Vietnamese Writers’ Association, said in an interview with VietNamNet.

A “phenomenon” of modern literature passes away

Writer Nguyen Huy Thiep, who has been considered a phenomenon of Vietnamese literature passed away on Sunday at his home in Hanoi. He was 71.

New Literary Doors

Thanks to a wonderful meeting with international writers in the spring of 2019, Vietnamese literature has seen higher levels of promotion worldwide.

Nguyen Nhat Anh’s best-selling books to be reprinted

HCM City-based Tre (Youth) Publishing House has signed a five-year copyright deal with best-selling author Nguyen Nhat Anh, one of Vietnam's most prolific children's book writers.

New illustrations celebrate To Hoai’s 100th birthday

A new version of Dế Mèn Phiêu Lưu Ký (Adventures of A Cricket) will be released on September 25 to celebrate writer To Hoai’s 100th birthday.

Hanoi set to be country’s centre of books by 2030

More public and private libraries will be opened from now to 2025 as a part of a plan issued by the capital's People’s Committee to develop a reading culture and build Hà Nội into the country’s centre of books by 2030.

Vietnamese writers receive SEA awards

Three Vietnamese writers – Nguyen The Quang, Le Minh Khue and Tran Hung – have received the Southeast Asian Write Award in Bangkok.

Veteran author To Hoai’s books reprinted

 VietNamNet Bridge – Three books by To Hoai, winner of the Ho Chi Minh Prize for Literature in 2006, have been reprinted by two leading publishers in HCM City to celebrate the writer’s second death anniversary.

Authors join cultural immersion programme in VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – Singaporean writer Suchen Christine Lim said she's curious about Vietnamese literature and wants to exchange more with Vietnamese writers.

Artists awarded for musical achievements

 VietNamNet Bridge – Composer Vu Cat Tuong scored a hat-trick for his song at Bai Hat Viet 2014 (Vietnamese Song 2014), a television show that runs throughout the year to showcase new songs by Vietnamese writers.

New sitcom draws teen viewers

 VietNamNet Bridge – 5S Online, a popular new sitcom aimed at teenagers, demonstrates that the sitcom genre is catching on in Viet Nam.