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PechaKucha 20 x 20 featuring Ricepaper’s own KRISTIN CHEUNG

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Richmond hosted its 7th PechaKucha 20 X 20 Night on July 16th at the Richmond Cultural Centre with the theme of exploring the relationship between technology and the human experience.

The night’s opening presentation was by Kristin Cheung, Gateway Theatre’s … more »

Harold “John Cho" Escapes From Cinematic Barriers

Harold “John Cho” Escapes From Cinematic Barriers

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 »

Call for Submissions: Ricepaper's Speculative Fiction Issue

Call for Submissions: Ricepaper’s Speculative Fiction Issue

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 »

Indian Summer Festival 2014

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The Fourth Annual Indian Summer Festival kicked off with a bang at the beautiful Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden last Thursday.  Organized by Indian Summer Arts Society (ISAS), a Vancouver-based not-for-profit secular arts organization dedicated to promoting, showcasing … more »

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Fact or Friction: Should writers stay within their cultural know-how when it comes to fiction?

Fact or Friction: Should writers stay within their cultural know-how when it comes to fiction?

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 »

Interview with Tom Carter

Did you like this issue’s cover?  We did!

Ricepaper had a chance to talk to Tom Carter, the photojournalist who shared with us one of the photos from his book, CHINA: Portrait of a People

 

1. We have received more »

Alannah Ong Earns Jessie Nomination for Ga Ting

From left to right, Alannah Ong, BC Lee and Michael Antonakos in Ga Ting. Photo by Ray Shum.

From left to right, Alannah Ong, BC Lee and Michael Antonakos in Ga Ting. Photo by Ray Shum.

Alannah Ong, the renowned Hong Kong TV...

The Summer Issue 19.1 Is Here!

The Summer Issue 19.1 Is Here!

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The sun is out and it’s time to hit the beach! What better companion than a nice cool issue of Ricepaper?

19.1 features an exclusive interview with Olivia Chow and fresh new content from Philip Huynh, Lydia Kwa, Ronaldo Acuna,

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Call for Submissions: Activism Issue

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 »

An Exclusive Interview with Doretta Lau, Nancy Lee, Kevin Chong, and Tom Cho

An Exclusive Interview with Doretta Lau, Nancy Lee, Kevin Chong, and Tom Cho

 

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 »