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PQ Weekly Roundup: 24 Mar 2017

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.   World Poetry Day was celebrated on March 21. In honour of the occasion, we … Continue reading

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World Poetry Day: In Praise of Poetry

Poetry just doesn’t get enough love nowadays. With a few exceptions, the form is generally relegated to the university classroom or else delivered in bite-sized, hipster-friendly chunks on Instagram. And if that’s how you get your poetry, well, at least … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 17 March 2017

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.   Cramming all the brilliance of fiction into a beautifully succinct package is an exacting … Continue reading

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On the Power and Pleasure of Reading Short Stories

For some reason I’ve been craving short stories lately. It’s really no wonder—I’ve been wrapped up in Alistair McLeod’s Island for the past few weeks. Without the time to sit down and read a novel start to finish, I’ve had … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 10 Mar 2017

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.   In honour of International Women’s Day, we featured some top-notch Canadian poets who happen … Continue reading

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Poetry Preview: Dysphoria by Shane Neilson

I suppose it goes with out saying that different people have different tastes in poetry, different reasons for seeking it out, different ways of reading and enjoying it. For myself, I have a penchant for poetry that challenges me both … 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.