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PQ Weekly Roundup: 16 Nov 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. If you’ve ever wondered about the evolution of cultural standards, this will be an interesting … Continue reading

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Breaking Contest News! Win a 5-Book Maritime Poets Prize Pack

Our friends over at Open Book are hosting a fabulous contest featuring your chance to win five poetry books from the Porcupine’s Quill. These books are all part of the Essential Poets series, but you might not know that they all feature writers … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 09 Nov 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. If you’re like me and you love a good train ride, you might also like … Continue reading

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Seeing Red and Other Bookish News for November at the Porcupine’s Quill

Today’s blog post is brought to you by the colour red. This weekend, as I strolled along the leafy avenues of one of my hometown’s more mature (read old) neighbourhoods, I was struck by two things: the brisk wind that … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 02 Nov 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 Alcuin Society held their annual Awards for Excellence in Book Design night in Toronto … Continue reading

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Pulled from the Pages: Overtime by Karl Kessler and Sunshine Chen

There has always been interest in vintage and antique products, but lately, I think there has also been the sense that we ought to show appreciation of bygone ways of living. Perhaps in reaction to the frenetic pace of modern … 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.