Vancouver’s film scene is blessed with a rich and vast talent pool. In the past few years, Phil Planta, Mayumi Yoshida, Nach Dudsdeemaytha, Jerome Yoo, and Lee Shorten have come together and collaborated on several remarkable … 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 »
In 2016, Philip Huynh was the co-winner of the Emerging Writers Award. Philip Huynh’s stories have been widely published in literary journals and in the Journey Prize Anthology. As the son of immigrants, Huynh’s stories revolve around the Vietnamese diaspora … more »
Nowadays, it’s pretty common to find Asians (nearly) everywhere in the world. But people still have perceptions thinking a person or a country is this way or that. The Asians Elsewhere series aims to show diversity within the broader Asian … more »
RP: You graduated in the MFA Creative Writing program at the Columbia University. What was that like? How did you decide that you wanted to enter the program and become a writer?
Columbia was very hard, partly because I was … more »
Junko Iwao is one of the most famous seiyuus (voice actresses) working in Japan. She debuted as a member of the idol group Saint Four at the age of 16 and later debuted as a voice actor through NHK animation … more »