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Down in the Bottom giveaway

In the conversation with JonArno Lawson that I posted last week, JonArno told me that life can be flipped on its head at any point and maintaining a playful attitude will help you to stay afloat. I doubt very much … Continue reading

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Kingston WritersFest Part III: A rainy Sunday in Kingston

We were very lucky with the weather we had in Kingston last weekend, but on our last day I woke up to dark, overcast skies. To read my accounts of our sunny days in Kingston click here and here. But … Continue reading

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Kingston WritersFest Part II: A conversation with Laurie Lewis

Any trip to Kingston would be incomplete without a visit with Laurie Lewis, and so it was that I made plans to meet up with Laurie last Saturday for lunch while I was in town for the Kingston WritersFest. For … Continue reading

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Kingston WritersFest Part I: A trip down memory lane

Last week The Porcupine’s Quill set out for the little city between Ottawa and Toronto to take part in the Kingston WritersFest. It all started several months ago when Tim slyly suggested I should contact KWF about launching The Essential … Continue reading

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Announcing Nicole Dixon’s Ontario tour

This month, we are publishing High-Water Mark, an exciting collection of short stories by Bronwen Wallace award–winner, Nicole Dixon, and I am so pleased to announce that in November we will be bringing Nicole here, to Ontario, for a whirlwind … Continue reading

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A quirky chat with JonArno Lawson

Tonight JonArno Lawson will be taking part in an event called Poetry Bash! with fellow poets Lorna Crozier, Patrick Lane, Jonathan Ball, and Sue Goyette in Winnipeg at Thin Air. The event showcases some of today’s wittiest poets, and JonArno … Continue reading

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