Cathy Linh Che is a Vietnamese American writer and multidisciplinary artist. She is the author of Split (Alice James Books) and coauthor, with Kyle Lucia Wu, of the children’s book An Asian American A to Z: A Children’s Guide to Our History (Haymarket Books). She is working on a poetry manuscript, a creative nonfiction manuscript, a video installation, and a short documentary, with director Christopher Radcliff, on her parents’ experiences as refugees who played extras on Apocalypse Now. The video installation is an Open Call commission with the Shed in New York and will be showing from October 2023 through January 2024. She works as executive director at Kundiman, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing writers and readers of Asian American literature.