Call for Submissions – Theme: HYPHEN NATION (Winter 2013 issue)1 min read

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Submission deadline: November 25, 2013

Do you feel like a single term such as “Asian,” “Canadian,” “Asian Canadian” or “Mixed” cannot contain who you really are? Does your identity reach beyond a single culture or nation? Do you accept or reject the hyphen in your identity? Ricepaper is seeking creative work for the upcoming “Hyphen Nation” Issue.

Ricepaper publishes the freshest poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, drama (full plays or excerpts), graphic novel and translation by Asian Canadians, for Asian Canadians. We accept writing from authors of all cultural backgrounds, however, content should contain themes pertinent to the Asian Canadian demographic. Please do not submit more than once in a 3-month period.

Fiction, creative non-fiction, drama and graphic novel should be of 6,000 words or less in length, and no more than 2 pieces per submission.Poetry submissions can contain up to 7 poems.

Please include a brief biographical note of approximately fifty (50) words along with your submission.

Submit online – here

If you prefer hard copy submissions, please mail to

Ricepaper magazine
PO Box 74174 Hillcrest RPO
Vancouver, BC
V5V 5C8

Please note Ricepaper makes acceptances on a rolling basis, therefore early submissions are highly encouraged. 



Q: Do you pay writers and artists?
A: Yes, all work selected for publication will be paid after publication is printed.

Q: How are pieces selected?
A: All pieces will be reviewed by an editorial review committee and Editor.

 Q: Do you provide comments on pieces not selected?
A: Unfortunately, Ricepaper is not able to provide this service.