When She Sings…

Vestiges of You

Short Fiction

Her Infectious Laugh, Ploughshares, Issue 147, Spring 2021

What Andre Saw, Flash Fiction Magazine, Oct. 11, 2020

1000 Cranes, Vice: Terraform, Oct. 14, 2018

Drink Brother for the Pain, Kweli Journal, June 23, 2017

The Seashell, Masque & Spectacle, May 30, 2015 | Honorable Mention, Glimmer Train, August 2016

The Chamber of Souls, Genius Loci: Tales of the Spirit of Place, Ragnorak, June 21, 2016 

* (Translated into Czechoslovakian, Krocení Sopek, Winter 2016)

* (Translated into Spanish, Matreon for Crononauta, Nov. 2020)

The South China Sea, The Sea is Ours, Rosarium, Nov. 30, 2015 

* (Second publication, Tales of Spirit and Place: Animus Mundi, Outland Entertainment, Jan. 2020)


The South China Sea, Podcastle, October 6, 2020

The Chamber of Souls, Glittership, June 20, 2019

Tell the Phoenix Fox, Tell the Tortoise Fruit by Cynthia So, Glittership, March 5, 2019

When She Sings…, Strange Horizons, Nov. 27, 2017

The South China Sea, Podcastle, October 6, 2020


Truyện Kiều: The Heirloom of Dissidence, diaCRITICS, January 26, 2022

Quốc Ngữ: The Shackle that Became the Sword, Essay #2, diaCRITICS, March 2, 2022

The Freedom to Write: Vietnamese Dissident Writers, Essay #1, diaCRITICS, January 26, 2022

Master Cultural Translator: Octavia Butler, Luminescent Threads, Aug. 2017 | Winner of Locus Award ‘Non Fiction’

On the Topic of Erasure, People of Color Destroy Science Fiction, Lightspeed Magazine, Jan. 30, 2016

Meta Eulogy: Nguyễn Ngọc Loan by a Vietnamese American (Part 1), diaCRITICS, April 27, 2015

Meta Eulogy: Nguyễn Ngọc Loan by a Vietnamese American (Part 2), diaCRITICS, April 27, 2015

Book Reviews

Vietnam by Max Hastings, diaCRITICS, Jan. 20, 2021

Giving Voice to the Dream of Nation Building in Vietnam: “The Republic of Vietnam, 1955 – 1975″, diaCRITICS, Aug. 19, 2020

Book Review: Most Anticipated ARVN Memoir: “Surviving the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath”, diaCRITICS, Jan. 15, 2020

Book Review: Huế 1968, diaCRITICS, Jan. 24, 2019

Book Review: South Vietnamese Soldiers, diaCRITICS, Dec. 4, 2018

Zora Mai Quỳnh reviews “Nationalist in the Việt Nam Wars”, diaCRITICS, April 17, 2017


An Interview with A Nationalist: Nguyễn Công Luận, diaCRITICS, April 20, 2017

A Moment with Sofia Samatar, Fiction Vortex, Feb. 12, 2015

A Moment with Tananarive Due, Fiction Vortex, Oct. 23, 2014

A Moment with Aliette de Bodard, Fiction Vortex, July 3, 2014