Ricepaper Magazine Issue 20.1

Ricepaper Magazine Issue 20.1

Spring is here and so is Ricepaper’s latest issue. We are celebrating our 20th volume by sharing our love for all our readers, friends, and community members. In this issue, you’ll find a delightful variety of prose, poetry, and graphica focusing on the topic of love. Naoko Kumagai’s Koshien delves into the world...
Call for Submissions: Roots Issue (20.3-Fall 2015)

Call for Submissions: Roots Issue (20.3-Fall 2015)

What are your roots? In partnership with the Pacific Canada Heritage Centre – Museum of Migration Society, Ricepaper Magazine is creating a special issue devoted to the concept of roots, to be published Fall 2015. Canada is a country with roots that extend over the Pacific ocean as well as...
Ricepaper Magazine Digital

Ricepaper Magazine Digital

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Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop Emerging Writer Award 2015     

Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop Emerging Writer Award 2015    

ASIAN CANADIAN WRITERS’ WORKSHIP EMERGING WRITER AWARD GUIDELINES 2015—Fiction The ACWW Emerging Writer Award (EWA) was established in 1999 to help authors of Pacific Rim Asian heritage be published with an established publishing house. The winner of the first award was poet, Rita Wong (Monkeypuzzle, published by Press Gang.) Madeleine...
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10 Things to Remember when Visiting your Home Country

10 Things to Remember when Visiting your Home Country

I came to Canada four and a half years ago to study, a few months after my eighteenth birthday. It’s an age where my views of the world and my surroundings have yet to develop like it would in university. … more »

Book Review – The Shadow Hero

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By Gene Luen Yang & Sonny Liew
First Second (July 2014)
176 Pages, $17.99 (Paperback)
Reviewed by Kathryn Gwun-Yeen Lennon

 

On October 27, the day before the Toronto municipal elections, the Toronto Sun ran an editorial … more »

Translation: The purest form of engagement with a text?

Translation: The purest form of engagement with a text?

Most of us at Ricepaper speak more than one language. Growing up 8,000 miles away from Vancouver, I too speak more than one language. Indonesian is my native tongue, with English as my second language.

In recent years I’m so … more »

Book Review – Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

Hana HashimotoHANA HASHIMOTO, SIXTH VIOLIN
BY CHIERI UEGAKI & ILLUSTRATED BY QIN LENG
KIDS CAN PRESS (AUGUST 2014)
32 PAGES, $18.95 (HARDCOVER)
REVIEWED BY MIRANDA MENG

 

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin is a story about courage and intergenerational love expressed at … more »

Book Review – Cycling With The Dragon

 

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BY ELAINE WOO
NIGHTWOOD EDITIONS (SEPTEMBER 2014)
96 PAGES, $18.95 (PAPERBACK)

REVIEWED BY YILIN WANG

 

Cycling with the Dragon, the debut poetry collection by Chinese-Canadian author Elaine Woo, opens with a poem that … more »

The Asian Index - Dragon Ball, Expo 86, and Nintendo - 19.3

The Asian Index – Dragon Ball, Expo 86, and Nintendo – 19.3

Dragon Ball

The year Dragon Ball was originally serialized – 1984
The year MuchMusic first aired – 1984

The year the first Dragon Ball Z TV special aired – 1990
The year the first MuchMusic Video Music Awards aired – … more »

The Bond of Cities: Everything You Need To Know About Sister Cities

The Bond of Cities: Everything You Need To Know About Sister Cities

By Eric Wilkins 

Odessa, Ukraine; Yokohama, Japan; Edinburgh, Scotland; Guangzhou, China; and Los Angeles, United States. Upon first glance, seemingly the only commonality shared amongst these cities is the utter randomness with which they have been mentioned. However, despite each … more »

Ricepaper Second Serving: Fumie von Dehn, fashion designer

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For two decades, Ricepaper Magazine published profiles, Q&A, and interviews from some of the most prominent artists, scribes, and influencers in the Asian Canadian community. The Ricepaper Second Serving series offer readers a chance to look back at our history more »

Book Review – Parenting Without Borders

Parenting_Without_Borders_cover-198x300PARENTING WITHOUT BORDERS by CHRISTINE GROSS-LOH

Avery (May 2 2013)
320 pages, $17 (Paperback)

REVIEWED BY RACHEL ROSE

 

Every now and then I read a book that changes the way I think; Parenting Without Borders is one of those … more »

Win 2 Tickets to Wen Wei Dance "Made In Canada” At Firehall Arts Centre

Win 2 Tickets to Wen Wei Dance “Made In Canada” At Firehall Arts Centre

LIKE us on Facebook and JOIN our Newsletter for a chance to WIN 2 tickets to Wen Wei Dance Made in Canada on FEB 18, 2015

Winner will be announced on Monday Feb 16, 2015.

 

WEN WEI DANCE Premieres more »