Call for Submissions: Speculative Fiction Issue (19.4-Winter 2014)

Call for Submissions: Speculative Fiction Issue (19.4-Winter 2014)

Deadline extended to August 29, 2014 We are searching for submissions for a “Special Speculative Fiction issue”, to be published circa December 2014. Derwin Mak (co-editor, The Dragon and the Stars) and JF Garrard (author, The Undead Sorceress) will be guest editors of the Speculative Fiction issue. We are looking for short...
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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)

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 »

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 »

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 …...

Terry Chen, TV and film actor, profile (2007)

Terry Chen, Ray Shum, Tempest Photo

by Annabelle Lucero
Published in Ricepaper 12.3 (2007)

Terry Chen was a rebellious thirteen-year-old prairie boy who hung around 7-Eleven parking lots while school was in session. The once truant student is now an avid acting student who gladly recites...

Ricepaper Magazine Exclusive: Poet and Musician Janice Lee

Ricepaper Magazine Exclusive: Poet and Musician Janice Lee

What is slam poetry and why is spoken word important to our own social understanding? 

Ricepaper Magazine sits down with Asian-Canadian poet, song writer and community organizer, Janice Lee at a house show in Vancouver. The Kitchener-Waterloo native discusses the … 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 »