Call For Submissions to the Emerging Writer Poetry Award for 2016

Call For Submissions to the Emerging Writer Poetry Award for 2016

2016—Poetry 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 Thien won the second award in 2001 for...
AlliterAsian Anthology Launch on November 22

AlliterAsian Anthology Launch on November 22

2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Ricepaper magazine, a pioneering periodical devoted to Asian-Canadian writing. Over the years, Ricepaper’s focus has shifted from predominantly arts and culture reporting to the publication of original literature; as such, it has both witnessed and cultivated the maturation of an Asian-Canadian literary tradition; indeed,...
Release of new anthology AlliterAsian: 20 years of Asian Canadian literature to celebrate 20 years of Ricepaper.

Release of new anthology AlliterAsian: 20 years of Asian Canadian literature to celebrate 20 years of Ricepaper.

2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Ricepaper magazine, a pioneering periodical devoted to Asian-Canadian writing. Over the years, Ricepaper’s focus has shifted from predominantly arts and culture reporting to the publication of original literature; as such, it has both witnessed and cultivated the maturation of an Asian-Canadian literary tradition.  Many...
LiterASIAN 2015 Festival is here!  October 8-11

LiterASIAN 2015 Festival is here! October 8-11

The Vancouver Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop (ACWW) is pleased to announce the countdown to its much anticipated celebration of LiterASIAN 2015: A Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing from October 8th to 11th, 2015 in Vancouver, BC. As a non-profit organization with a mandate to promote awareness of Asian...
Ricepaper Magazine Digital

Ricepaper Magazine Digital

Ricepaper Magazine is now available in a digital format! Close at home or across the seas, you can enjoy all the delicious treats inside the pages of Ricepaper! Get your digital copy today!    
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Vancouver Lifestyle: Great Boots to Protect You From the Vancouver Rain

The most important purchase you could ever make when you move to Vancouver is the proper rain gear, which means the whole nine yards: umbrella, raincoat and rain boots. Although by precipitation measurements, Vancouver may not even compare to the … more »

Xīn Nián Kuài Lè

February 8 marks the dawn of the Chinese (Lunar) New Year and the Ricepaper team would like to wish you, Gong Xi Fa Cai!

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Having missed out on the last five CNY celebrations back home in Singapore, this time of … more »

TIFF Dispatch: Interview with Sono Sion on The Whispering Star

The Whispering Star

In a post-apocalyptic future where humanity has become endangered, an android traveling in her spaceship is tasked to visit various planets to deliver memories in packages to the smattering of humans still surviving. This is The Whispering Star, the … more »

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Winners Announced: Ricepaper Secret Ingredient Flash Fiction Contest

Winners Announced: Ricepaper Secret Ingredient Flash Fiction Contest

 

The secret is out…

Our esteemed judge, Doretta Lau, has chewed on the entries in our first ever Secret Ingredient Flash Fiction Contest—and she has chosen our winners!

1. Ramen is Messier Than Life – Erin H Scottmore »
Book Launch of Shirley Camia's The Significance of Moths and Christina Park's The Homes We Build on Ashes

Book Launch of Shirley Camia’s The Significance of Moths and Christina Park’s The Homes We Build on Ashes

Come join us at the the 3rd annual Asian Canadian literary festival, celebrating the best of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian literary talent! LiterASIAN 2015 features readings, workshops, panel discussions and book launches. Featuring some of the Asian Canadian writing’s most … more »

Ricepaper at Word Vancouver

Ricepaper at Word Vancouver

Ricepaper will be at the annual Word Vancouver, Western Canada’s largest celebration of literacy and reading. Come hang out with us at our booth and meet our staff and volunteers and join our Editor, Anna Ling Kaye as she … more »

TIFF Dispatch: Guan Hu’s Mr. Six

Mr. Six

After learning that rich gangsters have abducted his estranged son, a former street ruffian makes repeated attempts to save him—in a covert bid to atone for ditching the boy and his mother years ago. Although played out as a drama … more »

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Paul Yee’s First Adult Fiction Novel Launch of a “Superior Man” by Arsenal Press

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TIFF Dispatch: Toronto Turns 40

TIFF Dispatch #1

Forty is life’s dreaded midpoint for some, but in film festival years 40 can feel like the throes of young adulthood. Forced to adapt to a competitive festival scene over the past years, Toronto’s 40th edition is a humble attempt … more...

LiterASIAN 2015 Festival featured authors lineup

LiterASIAN 2015 Festival featured authors lineup

After years of developing, nurturing and promoting Asian Canadian writers and readers, we celebrate our successes and with a new generation of writers and readers at LiterASIAN.  We think it’s about time: literASIAN is a festival celebrating Pacific Rim Asian … more »