Georgia Straight: Ricepaper Magazine listed of “Best of Vancouver”

Ricepaper Magazine is the little magazine that could. 

It has outlasted many other Asian-American and Asian-Canadian magazines cover arts, culture and lifestyle.  Primarily Ricepaper Magazine covers arts and culture specializing in literary topics.  It originally started off as a newsletter for Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop, then made the transition into a nationally distributed magazine with content from across the country.

It is published by Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop and is now in its 13th year.  Alexandra Samur is the new managing editor.  She also writes for 

In December 2007, ACWW went through a board transition and entered 2008 with a brand new board of directors including myself -Todd Wong as co-president with Leanne Riding.  Joining me on the executive were Ann-Marie Metten as secretary. Brian Lam and Ted Alcuitas as vice-presidents.

There are many very interesting articles in the brand new 13.3 issue of Ricepaper Magazine features articles on author Roy Miki by Alan Cho, architect Bing Thom by Victor Liang, “Losing Ground: The Humanity of the Three Gorges” by Andrea Warner, author Andy Quan by Alan Woo, photographs by Evan Lee, An Orientation to Colourschool: How to Un-name a colour by Liz Park, Precious Cargo by Emily Khong, plus many more articles and features.

Best Downsizing Of An Asian Canadian Magazine


During the past year, this
locally based Asian Canadian arts and culture magazine went from the
standard 8.5-by-11-inch magazine size to a literary-journal format of
6.5 by 9 inches. It also received an arty make-over to better suit its
content. Now that it's easier to pop into your trendy bag or laptop
case, it'll be easier to flaunt as a highbrow fashion accessory.

See Ricepaper Magazine online at

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