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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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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 »

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 … 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 »

Book Review – Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

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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 »

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 »