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Chapter Two: Stars and Stripes

In honour of PQL’s upcoming fortieth anniversary, Tim is writing a memoir about his experiences at the press. This is the second chapter. Click on the Still in Business category to read the chapters posted so far. Chapter One is … Continue reading

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Chapter One: The French Connection

In honour of PQL’s upcoming fortieth anniversary, Tim is writing a memoir about his experiences at the press. This is the first chapter, and more will go up as he writes them. Click on the Still in Business category to … Continue reading

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Technology – Power Issues: circa 1984

I learned to print at Coach House Press in 1969, when I took a three hour course on an AB Dick duplicator.Stan Bevington (Head Coach at Coach House) explained about ink and water, on and off, and a few subtleties … Continue reading

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Banking (1976): James Reaney

I think one of my first memories of James Reaney dates from the late 1960s. Elke & I were both enrolled at University College at the University of Toronto. I was in Honours English. Elke was in Modern Languages. This … Continue reading

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Eden Mills (2002): P K Page

In 1997 the Porcupine’s Quill was honoured to be able to release The Hidden Room, a two-volume, five hundred page collection of the poetry of P K Page that has sold over five thousand copies in the past ten years. … Continue reading

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Reality (2006): Heavy Weather, the Porcupine’s Quill at Thirty

A version of this epistle appeared in Canadian Notes & Queries, Number 69. Summer, 2006. Another version was delivered to the Alcuin Society in Vancouver, April 2008; a third version was delivered to the Arts & Letters Club in Toronto, … Continue reading

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