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?
Decreasing stigma around mental illness
Where did the title Aloha Vietnam come from?
The Unbound Writer’s Club membership
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