April 8, 2013
"Special Double Issue: Aboriginal & Asian Canadian Writers" launch party
On Saturday April 6, 2013, the Historic Joy Kogawa House hosted the launch party of Ricepaper Magazine's current issue. The event coincides with the opening reception for the Text/Textiles exhibit, featuring collections from international textile artists. As Ricepaper's first special double issue, with 96 pages with features, reviews, poetry, and prose from writers across Canada, guest Editors Joanne Arnott (Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast) and Jim Wong-Chu were on hand to celebrate the launch party. Readings featured writers published in the current issue, including Carrie Calvo, Michelle Sylliboy, Russell Wallace, Wanda John Kehewin, Elaine Woo and Jonina Kirton.