Thuc Doan Nguyen Thuc Doan Nguyen is a well respected essayist and journalist who has appeared on various podcasts discussing immigrant identities, Asian-American issues, American culture, and North-American travel. She's been written about in The Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Salon, Forbes, The Chicago Tribune and The Huffington Post for her creative writing and cultural contributions. She's presented a graduate school paper about sexism and ageism in London, England at The London Consortium. Thuc has received various grants for her film-writing and journalism ranging from The Sundance Film Festival Inclusion Initiative to The Vancouver Asian Film Festival. Her concentration in screenwriting is on characters who are the Vietnamese-Americans of New Orleans. Thuc's a proud Tar Heel with some basketball skills to rival UNC-Chapel Hill's own Michael Jordan. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.