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Vietnamese writers win Southeast Asian Writers Award

Three Vietnamese writers Tran Quang Dao, Vo Khac Nghiem, and Vinh Quyen have received the SEA Writers Award, also known as the Southeast Asian Writers Award, at a recemony recently held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Nguyen Nhat Anh's book to be adapted for cinema

Ngày Xưa Có Một Chuyện Tình (Love Upon A Time), a novel by best-sellering author Nguyen Nhat Anh, will be adapted for film in a project by the private HK Film in co-operation with its partners in HCM City.

Best-selling author’s book to be adapted into movie

The novel entitled Ngay xua co mot chuyen tinh (Once Upon a Love) by best-selling author Nguyen Nhat Anh will be made into movie by director Trinh Dinh Le Minh.

A museum in your hands: Vietnam Visual Arts in History, Religion and Culture

Vietnam Visual Arts in History, Religion and Culture is a weighty treasure of more than 500 pages. Nguyễn-Long’s narrative is general yet specific and concise in orienting readers to Vietnamese history.

Two Vietnamese authors win Mekong River Literature Prize

Two Vietnamese authors have claimed the 13th Mekong River Literature Awards at a ceremony recently held in China.

Detective genre makes steady literary comeback

The detective genre is undergoing a literary renaissance in Vietnam.

Vietnamese-American author's debut novel won the Best Book award of 2022

After winning the IRED Education Institute's Best Book award in Literature, Ocean Vuong's best-selling novel On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous received widespread recognition.

“So Do” novel by Vu Trong Phung to be published in Germany

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.