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Founder of Ricepaper Magazine Speaks at literASIAN Writers' Festival 2014

Founder of Ricepaper Magazine Speaks at literASIAN Writers’ Festival 2014

The second annual literASIAN: A Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing was successfully held on October 9-12 in Vancouver and Richmond. ACWW and the Canadian literary community was proud to invite 13 featured writers to perform readings, conduct seminars … 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 »

May 30 - A powerhouse of writers celebrate Asian Heritage Month

May 30 – A powerhouse of writers celebrate Asian Heritage Month

 

 

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 »

REED: the life and works of Roy Kiyooka – film screening on Fri. May 2

Roy Kiyooka, REED, the life and works

“He was like a reed of some kind, a musical instrument or a plant, you know, it’s the same kind of wavering and receptive to every nuance in you,” writer Michael Ondaatje.

The twentieth anniversary of the death of the …...

Tom Cho's "Look Who's Morphing": Canada 2014 tour launch and exclusive RP interview

Tom Cho’s “Look Who’s Morphing”: Canada 2014 tour launch and exclusive RP interview

 

Tom Cho is a tease. He teases. (I tease.)

Yes, that’s him on the cover of his debut short story collection, Look Who’s Morphing. Is that his real hair? What’s that mark on his face? Is that a … more »

Reading Madeleine Thien: dialogic sessions with Norman Cornett

Reading Madeleine Thien: dialogic sessions with Norman Cornett

 

Norman Cornett’s “dialogic” style of teaching made him the subject the NFB documentary Professor Norman Cornett: ‘Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?’ (trailer).

He led three dialogic sessions on writer Madeleine … more »

M’goi/Doh Jeh exhibit at Centre A: April 24 to June 14

linguistic tantrums, M'goi/Doh Jeh

There are two ways to say “thank you” in Cantonese Chinese: “M’goi” and “Doh jeh.” Which you use depends on context. Context is what the upcoming Centre A exhibit is about: M’goi/Do Jeh: Sites, Rites and Gratitude.

Part of … more »

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Win tickets to see Wondrous Tales of Old Japan

Wondrous Tales of Old Japan

Enter to win four tickets to see the show Wondrous Tales of Old Japan by Carousel Theatre for Young People on April 5, the opening night, at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island (1412 Cartwright St., Vancouver, B.C.) at...

Doretta Lau at Vancouver Writers Fest event Incite


Doretta Lau

On April 2, Doretta Lau will be taking part in Incite: an exploration of books and ideas, presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest in partnership with the Vancouver Public Library.

The twice-monthly series of free readings, interviews and discussions … more...

Ga Ting: Playwright Minh Ly and artistic producer Chris Gatchalian chat online

Minh Ly

Ga Ting, a new play by Minh Ly about a Chinese couple trying to come to terms with the death of their son over dinner with his Caucasian boyfriend, runs from March 22 to 30 at the Richmond Cultural Centre more »