20.2 Summer Issue

20.2 Summer Issue

Grab a cocktail and lay on the beach with your Raybans and enjoy the latest issue — our summer issue of Ricepaper magazine.   Profile of Suzanne Ma by Anna Ling Kaye, artist-to-artist profile of Holman Wang by Taylor Brown Evans, Fiction from Alan Bao, Jonathan Chan Simpson, Nadia Siu...
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

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!    
Latest entries
Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop Emerging Writer Award 2015     

Announcement: Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop Emerging Writer Award 2015    

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.)

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Ricepaper Summer Party - July 30 Thursday

Ricepaper Summer Party – July 30 Thursday

Come chill with us this summer! Join Ricepaper editors, staff and volunteers to celebrate our summer issue!

We’ll have pretty yummy readings by Ricepaper contributors, special artisan bubble tea, brain-freezing trivia questions inspired by our popular Asian Index feature, and … more »

Ricepaper Secret ingredient Flash Fiction Writing Contest

Ricepaper Secret ingredient Flash Fiction Writing Contest

Ricepaper is holding our first writing contest to celebrate our twenty years! We want to celebrate with you and some tasty ramen, so we’re holding a flash fiction writing contest with a special treat —- include the world ‘ramen’. Win … more »

Poetry: The new world by Carolyn Nakagawa

By: Carolyn Nakagawa

The new world

Dear summertime, I don’t know the Musqueam word for strawberry, or if there are buttercups in Japan. For me, you have always been that short July season of reddest, yielding flesh, and the fields … more »

The Asian Index: Star Wars

The Asian Index: Star Wars

Star Wars

The year George Lucas writes Star Wars: Rough Draft: 1974
The year the Chinese Canadian Writer’s Workshop forms to publish the Gum San Po: 1974

The year the first Star Wars film is released: 1977
The year of

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Doretta Lau: The Official Judge of Ricepaper’s Flash Fiction Contest

Doretta Lau: The Official Judge of Ricepaper’s Flash Fiction Contest

We are happy to announce that Doretta Lau, finalist for the Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize and author of How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?, will be the official judge … more »

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 … more »

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

UnknownThe Shadow Hero

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 »