Joanne Ramos is a mother, The Economist staff writer, and now the author of The Farm. She is one of the featured authors in Vancouver Writers Fest this October 21st to 27th.
The Farm tackles with a vision of … more »
It was the start of Fall in Vancouver, around 6:30 pm, the time in Toronto was three hours advanced. It was the time of my phone interview with Derek Mascarenhas, author of Coconut Dreams. Our conversation started out about … more »
Director Li Cheng’s second film José (2018) premiered at the 75th Venice Film Festival in September 2018 and was awarded the Queer Lion. It has won many awards and has been featured in numerous film festivals, please see additional notes … more »
Song Lang (2018), directed by Leon Le, is the Vancouver Queer Film Festival’s (VQFF) Opening Gala film this year. Set in 1980s Saigon, the film follows an unlikely friendship between Dung “thunderbolt” (Lien Binh Phat), a brooding debt collector and … more »
Carlo Javier is a freelance journalist and emerging fiction author. He was the editor-in-chief at The Capilano Courier, a student-run newspaper in Capilano University. His short story, Janitors, will be published in the upcoming Immersions anthology by the Asian … more »
It is time for the concluding part of our interview with Rice Bud, John Ogawa! We look at more pictures to learn about other cultural norms in Japan like first grader yellow caps and the countless steps that make-up the … more »