In the wake of Donald Trump, writing about refugees has become a political act, says Viet Thanh Nguyen.
Thai artist Jakkai Siributr is not afraid to confront the big issues his country would like to forget.
Few people have heard of Nguyen Binh Phuong – one of the most outstanding Vietnamese writers of his generation.
The two of us arriving at this tiny corner of Hanoi at the exact same time, from opposite sides of the planet.
Trò chuyện với Nguyễn Bình Phương, ngôi sao ẩn dật của văn chương Việt Nam đương đại
Poona birthed stories in me, on those times when we could climb the hill at Bibwewadi, where the nuns had built a retreat at the top.
Thailand once had the freest press in Southeast Asia – now a military junta has some questions to ask.
Thant Myint-U, Yangon-based writer, historian and heritage conservationist, says he writes ‘with an eye to what the past might say about the present.’
You Need to Apologise to the People is in Burmese, written by a Burmese, about Burmese people, written as a collection of interviews.
Through his students and his writings, Benedict Anderson left a prodigious legacy for Southeast Asian studies.