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Browse Inside: Jim Westergard’s See What I’m Saying

As a card-carrying book nerd, I have been known to get worked up about the vagaries of the English language. I’m not one of those purists who decry the lack of predictability in grammar—though I do pity the poor souls … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 12 Oct 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. OK, obviously our most clicked link of the week is the link to our three-book … Continue reading

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Book Bundle Giveaway: Shane Neilson’s “Affect Trilogy”

After celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving this past weekend, I’m feeling very thankful, indeed, to have the support and enthusiasm of so many PQL friends and fans. Seriously. You are all awesome. Another thing I’m thankful for is to have the great … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 5 Oct 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. Some fantastic news from Quill friend and fabulous poet Shane Neilson. Shane was awarded the … Continue reading

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Defining Bibliophoria and Other News for October at the Porcupine’s Quill

bibliophoria /bib-lee-oh-FOHR-ee-uh/ noun that feeling of joy or intense excitement derived from reading books and/or experiencing the pleasures of the written word. Common causes include but are not limited to: 1) trading book recommendations with a fellow reader with similar … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Mrs Romanov Poet Lori Cayer

Hey there Quill fans! As you probably already know, we’re pretty stoked to have published Lori Cayer’s wonderful collection of poetry Mrs Romanov, which delves into the private and public life of the last tsarina of Imperial Russia. After a … 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.