Join us for a conversation with lê thị diễm thúy, a Vietnamese American poet, novelist, and performer. Her works have been presented at, among other venues, the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Vineyard Theater in New York City; and the Crowley Theater in Marfa, Texas. She is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her critically acclaimed first novel, The Gangsters We Are All Looking For, presents a Vietnamese family in America luminously observed through the eyes of a child. A 2008 United States Artists Ford Fellow in Literature, she is currently at work on her second novel.