Spring 2014 (18.4) issue

Spring 2014 (18.4) issue

Our new issue is out, featuring works by Fred Wah, Yasuko Thanh, Ann Marie Fleming, Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, Tom Cho, Janice Luo, Amy Matthewson, Corinna Chong, Kathryn Gwun-Yeen Lennon, Sarah Wai Yee Ling and Radha Smith.

With book reviews of … more »

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Laiwan’s Fountain is at the CBC and online

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Fountain: the source or origin of anything is a public art project that explores the metaphor of water, and expressions of fluidity, in our city’s built environment over the past century.

Part of it is a large printed work mounted … more »

Winter 2013 issue is out

Winter 2013 issue is out

Our new issue is out, featuring awesome works by Madeleine Thien, Evelyn Lau, Doretta Lau, Pe-Lien, Ying Kong, Rachel Wong, Shanna Yeung, Lindsay Diehl, Yutaka Dirks, Linda Nguyen, Kagan Goh, Hanako Masutani and more! With book reviews of The Family

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Gung Haggis Fat Choy - March 16, 2014

Gung Haggis Fat Choy – March 16, 2014

17th annual Gung Haggis Fat Choy Robbie Burns Chinese New Year Dinner, celebrating the Year of the Horse

Victoria Poet Laureate Janet Rogers was a featured poet at the Gung Haggis dinner, and cohosts were siblings Margaret and Patrick Gallagher.… more »

Chinook Jargon

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Chanook Jargon

An article by Judith Ichisaka from 17.3/4 our Aboriginal and Asian Canadian Writer’s Special Double Issue

Book Review – You Are A Cat! by Sherwin Tjia

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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're looking for an awesome Online Editorial Volunteer

We’re looking for an awesome Online Editorial Volunteer

Ricepaper is a national quarterly magazine devoted to showcasing Asian Canadian artists, writers, performers and innovators since 1995. Ricepaper is published by the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop which has assisted Asian Canadian writers in publishing and showcasing their work since … more »

Cedar and Bamboo: A Lunar New Year Celebration

Cedar and Bamboo: A Lunar New Year Celebration

cedar and bamboo posterThis Year of the Horse special event highlights culture sharing between the Chinese and the Aboriginal people. Join VPL for:

Documentary film screenings:

Cedar and Bamboo is a film that explores the rich cross-cultural relations between Chinese and Aboriginal people … more »

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The Elite Yellow Peril by Kim Fu

The Elite Yellow Peril by Kim Fu

Kim Fu’s short fiction “Mercury Messenger of the Gods” appeared in Ricepaper 18.1. Check out her Maisonneuve piece on growing up Chinese in Canada!

 

 

Tractor Trails

Tractor Trails

Tractor Trails by Danielle Thien. An excerpt. Published in Ricepaper 18.1, Summer 2013.

In the Arctic Circle, at a latitude of sixty-six degrees and thirty-three minutes, traces of human existence are scant. Perhaps once every two hours a … more »

A Field Survey - Jimmy Liang

A Field Survey – Jimmy Liang

A Field Survey is a show by Jimmy Liang, a Vancouver-based painter. It is presented at Yactac Gallery from December 13 to 20, 2013. The show ” evokes an intimate narrative with an empathetic objectivity in order to explore the … more »

My Mother Hums Fado When No One is Listening

My Mother Hums Fado When No One is Listening

My Mother Hums Fado When No One is Listening by Ann Shin. An excerpt. Published in Ricepaper 18.2, Fall 2013

Was it love that nudged my parents to make the most radical decision of their lives — to … more »

Artifacts: Vancouver's Newest Asian Canadian Voice, Janie Chang

Artifacts: Vancouver’s Newest Asian Canadian Voice, Janie Chang

A profile of Janie Chang by Elliot Chan. An excerpt.
Published in Ricepaper 18.1, Summer 2013

New Town Bakery and Restaurant in Vancouver’s Chinatown roared with conversations and kitchen clamour, filling the dining area with a familiar ambient. … more »