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Episode 122: Aloha Vietnam with Elizabeth Nguyen



In this episode of the Unbound Writer’s Club, Nicola chats to Elizabeth Nguyen about her recently birthed book Aloha Vietnam, a fictional story about Anh, an adolescent girl, and her family – Vietnamese refugees who settle in Honolulu. It follows their journey of discovering a new land and the cross-cultural experiences that come with that, as well as grappling with Anh’s bipolar diagnosis and navigating mental health. Join us as we explore Elizabeth’s book-writing process and much more.

In this Episode:

  • Did Elizabeth always know Aloha Vietnam would be a fictional book?

  • Multi-dimensional healing

  • Decreasing stigma around mental illness

  • Where did the title Aloha Vietnam come from?


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