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The Porcupette’s Quick-and-Dirty Guide to Writing Book Descriptions

For the past few weeks I’ve been voraciously reading the manuscripts that make up our Fall 2018 list. (Spoiler alert: they’re great!) While I digest these fascinating new titles, I diligently jot down themes, images, and particularly well-written sentences in … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 16 Feb 2018

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. Have you ever wished you could visit all the cool literary bars and cafes frequented … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Celebrate Gal-entine’s Day with Books About Strong Female Characters and Friendships

Every year, around the beginning of February, our social feeds are filled with articles about couples–about giving the greatest gift and planning the perfect date and so on and so forth. It brings to mind fluttering eyelashes and swooning and swinging dresses … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 09 Feb 2018

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. The differences between critical reviews and reader reviews can be really stark. It just goes … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Body Temp and Metabolism of the Hibernating Black Bear, or, News for February at PQL

If ever there is a time when I can completely relate to certain animals’ instinct to hibernate, that time comes up around the month of February. Here in Canada, we’re surrounded by frigid temps and, let’s face it, probably also … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 02 Feb 2018

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. Far and away the most-clicked link of the week was this fascinating piece on what … Continue reading

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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.