Author

Jim Wong-Chu

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 »

Showcasing work by prominent as well as emerging Asian Canadian writers, Ricepaper magazine seeks superlative unpublished literary content for our upcoming double-issue, Summer Reading (18.1,2). Ricepaper publishes the freshest poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, drama (full plays or excerpts), graphic … more »

I gather alphabetized concepts of
Xa’al
Slice into its heart and
open my veins
I carve Xa’al’s paragraphs onto
trees, pulverized and flattened
Under the flat-white surfaces,
ancestral bones rattle
Play an old game of Lahal
My sticks know these more »