Showcasing work by prominent as well as emerging Asian Canadian writers, Ricepaper magazine seeks superlative unpublished literary content for our upcoming issues. 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 include a brief biographical note of approximately fifty (50) words along with your submission.

Fiction, creative non-fiction, drama and graphic novel should be of 3,000 words or less in length, and no more than 2 pieces per submission.

Book Reviews should be of 1,000 words or less in length and no more than 2 pieces per submission.

Poetry submissions can contain up to 7 poems.

Please mail your submissions to:

We ask for first North American serial rights should your work be accepted for publication. Authors retain all rights to their work after publication. We also ask that you grant us permission to archive your work online at

We request that authors acknowledge their work’s first publication in Ricepaper Magazine if it is reprinted elsewhere.

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

Q: Do you pay writers and artists?
A: No, all work selected for publication are not paid.

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

Q: May I submit by hardcopy?
A:  Yes, but we strongly prefer online submissions.  We will only reply to mailed submissions via email. If you prefer hard copy submissions, please mail to:

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