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List of famous writers from Vietnam, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Vietnam is home to many prolific writers, including those who write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, biographies and more. These are some of the best Vietnamese writers that have ever lived, so if you're a native of Vietnam and an aspiring writer then use this list as inspiration to achieve your own writing goals.

List contains writers like Nguyen Qui Duc and Trinh T. Minh-ha.

This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Vietnamese writers?" and "Which writers are from Vietnam?"

You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Vietnam in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Vietnam, but they're all of Vietnam descent.

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Monique Truong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam

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Tsui Hark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Tsui Hark age 67

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Marie-France Pisier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Marie-France Pisier Died at 67 (1944-2011)

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Johnny Tri Nguyen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam

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James Nguyen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
James Nguyen age 51

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Pauline Chan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Pauline Chan age 61

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Ho Chi Minh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh Died at 79 (1890-1969)

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Charlie Nguyen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Charlie Nguyen age 49

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Trinh T. Minh-ha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam

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Nam Cao is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Nam Cao Died at 34 (1917-1951)

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Tran Ham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Tran Ham age 41

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Dương Thu Hương is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam

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Nguyen Nhat Anh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Nguyen Nhat Anh age 62

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Andrew Lam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Andrew Lam age 53

Cool Old School Pictures from Vietnam

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Doan Hoang is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Doan Hoang age 45

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Bui Thac Chuyen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Bui Thac Chuyen age 49

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Huan Vu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Huan Vu age 35

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Luong Manh Hai is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Luong Manh Hai age 36

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Nguyen Ngoc Ngan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Nguyen Ngoc Ngan age 72

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Vu Ngoc Dang is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Vu Ngoc Dang age 43

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Lan Cao is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Lan Cao age 56

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Le Duan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Le Duan Died at 79 (1907-1986)

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Hàn Mặc Tử is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Hàn Mặc Tử Died at 28 (1912-1940)

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To Huu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
To Huu Died at 82 (1920-2002)

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Linh Dinh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Linh Dinh age 54

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Quang Nhuong Huynh is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Quang Nhuong Huynh Died at 55 (1946-2001)

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Bao Ninh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Bao Ninh age 65

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Nguyen Du is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Nguyen Du Died at 54 (1766-1820)

The Reason This Buddhist Monk Lit Himself On Fire Is Uncomfortably Familiar

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Kate Le is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Kate Le age 34

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Aimee Phan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam

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Lê Hoàng is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Lê Hoàng age 61

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Xuan Dieu is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Xuan Dieu Died at 69 (1916-1985)

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Nguyễn Đình Chiểu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Nguyễn Đình Chiểu Died at 66 (1822-1888)

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Phan Chu Trinh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Phan Chu Trinh Died at 54 (1872-1926)

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Bui Tin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Bui Tin age 90

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Nguyen Qui Duc is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Nguyen Qui Duc

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Le Thanh Tong is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Le Thanh Tong Died at 55 (1442-1497)

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Nguyễn Quốc Chánh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Nguyễn Quốc Chánh age 59

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Vu Trong Phung is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Vu Trong Phung Died at 27 (1912-1939)

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Nguyen Binh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Nguyen Binh Died at 48 (1918-1966)

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Thach Lam is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Thach Lam Died at 32 (1910-1942)

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Trần Vũ is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Trần Vũ age 55

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Nguyen Binh Khiem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Nguyen Binh Khiem Died at 94 (1491-1585)

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Đinh Xuân Tửu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Đinh Xuân Tửu Died at 71 (1925-1996)

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Lê Quý Đôn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Lê Quý Đôn Died at 58 (1726-1784)

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Đặng Thân is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam

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Lý Hùng is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Lý Hùng

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Lê An is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Writers from Vietnam
Lê An