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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 … more »

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 »

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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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.

Ricepaper 20.2 Summer issue

 

Profile of Suzanne Ma by Anna Ling Kaye, artist-to-artist profile of Holman Wang by Taylor Brown … more »

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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 »

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 »

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 »