Celebrating thirty-five years on the Main Street
of Erin Village, Wellington County
Author Archives: Tim
Occasionally I have been asked to explain how I got started in publishing. This piece was originally delivered at Harbourfront, at a celebration organized by Greg Gatenby on the occasion of the 25th anniversary (1999) of the Porcupine’s Quill. The … Continue reading
Rudolf Kurz submitted a manuscript for a collection of thirty-six etchings, together with an introduction, three anecdotes and a recipe for Dutch Mordant acid sometime in the summer of 2002.Mr Kurz had completed his training as a physician in the … Continue reading
In the spring of 2001 the Porcupine’s Quill received word that Don Coles’ Kurgan had been shortlisted for the Trillium Prize awarded to the best book published in the province the previous year. We’d been shortlisted before — for Mark … Continue reading
The publishing industry is arguably one of the most avidly studied sectors of the Canadian economy. I call your attention, for example, to a book entitled The Perilous Trade: Publishing Canada’s Writers — a 450 page study written by Roy … Continue reading
In 1995, albeit thirty years late, I released my first vinyl 45.Novelist Leon Rooke is blessed with a reading voice for performance and a stage presence that combines the impassioned evangelism of a Jimmy Swaggert with the dark helliery of … Continue reading
Very important: we have a new site for the Devil’s Artisan, Journal for the printing arts: http://devilsartisan.porcupinesquill.ca Very new, very very handsome, visit soon!
The Porcupine's Quill would like to acknowledge the support of the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts for our publishing program. The financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) is also gratefully acknowledged.