Watch Four Exclusive Scenes from "Scholar Dong and Madam Li”

Watch Four Exclusive Scenes from “Scholar Dong and Madam Li”

Scholar Dong and Madam Li Written by Wang Renjie Performed by Fujian Province Liyuan Experimental Theatre   The story of Scholar Dong and Madam Li is a tale of passion, lust, purity, tragedy, and humour. When the educated scholar was appointed to watch over Madam Li, he knew the task would...
Ricepaper Magazine Issue 19.2

Ricepaper Magazine Issue 19.2

As the leaves fall from the trees and sweaters return to the clothing repertoire, Ricepaper Magazine 19.2 issue presents a collection of work that ignites the transitional prospect. From the memories of what we were to the anticipation of what we’ll become, 19.2 issue features works from emerging writers and...
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 Dancing.  Curious to know the answers? Find out in the latest interview with...
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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

 

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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!

RP19-cover 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, … more »

Call for Submissions: Activism Issue (19.3 - Fall 2014)

Call for Submissions: Activism Issue (19.3 – Fall 2014)

DEADLINE EXTENDED: AUGUST 11, 2014

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; … 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 »

Tom Cho’s short story “Learning English” (excerpt)

Look Who's Morphing Now, Tom Cho

When I first arrived in Australia, I did not know a word of English. I began English lessons through a migrant settlement program soon after I arrived, but I found it all very difficult. Yet things did improve a little …...