Asian actors in Hollywood are often marginalized—appearing on screen as the nerdy sidekick, the straight lace academic, or the unappealing best friend. When they are casted as leads, they are commonly playing goofy-ball characters (Ken Jeong) or action heroes (Jackie … more »
Ricepaper, the Asian Canadian literary magazine, is calling for stories, articles, and poems for its special Speculative Fiction issue, to be published circa December 2014. Derwin Mak (co-editor, The Dragon and the Stars) and JF Garrard (author, The … more »
Fiction writers face many challenges: plots, settings, and lack of coffee. But one specific writing quandary has been puzzling established and emerging writers alike, and there doesn’t seem to be an easy “brew” button to solve it: what is the … more »
Get up! Stand up! And submit your hard-hitting, thought-provoking, idealistic pieces to Ricepaper Magazine for our ACTIVISM 19.3 ISSUE!
Our upcoming issue will explore topics that inspire us, rile us, and launch us into action; pieces can be influenced by … more »
True or False:
1) Doretta Lau used to volunteer with Ricepaper Magazine.
2) Nancy Lee spent four months in France as a writer-in-residence.
3) Kevin Chong has a great attention span.
4) Tom Cho’s favourite movie is Dirty … more »
Consider this your exclusive invite to a thought-provoking and entertaining night of words.
Four vanguards of the Asian literary scene assemble at Pulpfiction Books (2422 Main Street, Vancouver) to read passages from their latest novels and publications. Join … more »
What is slam poetry and why is spoken word important to our own social understanding?
Ricepaper Magazine sits down with Asian-Canadian poet, song writer and community organizer, Janice Lee at a house show in Vancouver. The Kitchener-Waterloo native discusses the … more »
kahta mamook kopa chinook wawa– how to speak chinook
An article by Judith Ichisaka from 17.3/4 our Aboriginal and Asian Canadian Writer’s Special Double Issue
You Are A Cat!
by Sherwin Tjia
Conundrum Press, Oct. 2011,
240 pages, 80 b/w illustrations $17 (Paperback)
Reviewed by Elliot Chan.
As someone who finds felines endearing and adorable—but is also allergic to them—I’m trapped in a love-hate relationship … more »
We want to hear from you! Our awesome Ricepaper readers!
We are currently conducting a market research for our beloved publication and in order to reach out to a larger demographic and better cater to our current readership we must … more »