Events

TIFF Dispatch: Interview with Sono Sion on The Whispering Star

The Whispering Star

In a post-apocalyptic future where humanity has become endangered, an android traveling in her spaceship is tasked to visit various planets to deliver memories in packages to the smattering of humans still surviving. This is The Whispering Star, the … more »

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TIFF Dispatch: Guan Hu’s Mr. Six

Mr. Six

After learning that rich gangsters have abducted his estranged son, a former street ruffian makes repeated attempts to save him—in a covert bid to atone for ditching the boy and his mother years ago. Although played out as a drama … more »

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TIFF Dispatch: Toronto Turns 40

TIFF Dispatch #1

Forty is life’s dreaded midpoint for some, but in film festival years 40 can feel like the throes of young adulthood. Forced to adapt to a competitive festival scene over the past years, Toronto’s 40th edition is a humble attempt … more...

Kim Fu (18.1) and Kim Thuy (20.1) Are Longlisted For Canada Reads 2015

Kim Fu (18.1) and Kim Thuy (20.1) Are Longlisted For Canada Reads 2015

On March 16-19, 2015 CBC presents Canada Reads: One book to break barriers, an event where influential books duke it out on a public stage. The Canada Reads 14th edition’s longlist of books set to battle include three of … more »

A Winter Solstice Celebration of Poetry and Music

A Winter Solstice Celebration of Poetry and Music

Celebrate the solstice with local poets and musicians at a fundraiser for kids in need. Hosted by Pandora’s Collective and Dead Poet’s Reading Society.

Wednesday, December 10, 7-9:30pm, at The Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver.

Features Evelyn Lau, … more »

Dolphin SOS Book Launch Tuesday November 18

Dolphin SOS Book Launch Tuesday November 18

Join us at Book Warehouse at Main Street and King Edward on Tuesday November 18 at 7pm to celebrate the launch of “Dolphin SOS” by Roy Miki, Salvia Miki, and Julie Flett.

There will be reading, Q&A, book signing, and … more »

Elaine Woo "Cycling with the Dragon” Book Launch and Readings

Elaine Woo “Cycling with the Dragon” Book Launch and Readings

Join us at the book launch of Cycling with the Dragon, Elaine Woo’s new book of poems. Hosted by Ariadne Sawyer and Grace Woo, the book launch will feature Wanda John-Kehewin, Yilin Wang and Jonina Kirton as readers.


Saturday, November more »
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 »