Karla Comanda is originally from the Philippines. She currently lives and writes in Vancouver, where she pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia.
You’re in the MFA Creative Writing program at UBC. It’s one of the most illustrious writing schools in Canada. What’s it like?
You’ve written and have published quite a bit. Can you tell us one story or poem which is the most memorable?
What’s it like growing up in the Philippines?
What does “Asian Canadian” mean to you?What’s the best thing about being Filipino? What’s the worse?
What’s your vision for Ricepaper? What hopes and dreams do you have in your editorial role at Ricepaper?
What’s your favourite quote?