20 Apr 2015

From Vietnam to Canada: author Kim Thuy

From Nine To Noon, 10:06 am on 20 April 2015

Kim Thuy Man book coverKim Thúy is a Canadian writer whose family fled Saigon as boat people during the Vietnam War.

She has worked as a seamstress, interpreter, lawyer and restaurant owner.

Her autobiographical novel Ru was an award winning bestseller - drawing on her refugee past.

Her latest novel is Man

Kim Thúy will be speaking at the Auckland Writer's Festival in May.