- Some fantastic news from Quill friend and fabulous poet Shane Neilson. Shane was awarded the SSHRC Talent Award, “which recognizes academic achievement, originality of research, evidence of impact and potential for leadership”. Way to go Shane!
- Any writers and editors out there? You will probably appreciate this hilarious interpretation of proofreader’s marks. It definitely made me laugh out loud!
- We are deep into awards season and positively inundated with shortlists and longlists for literary prizes large and small. Among the most important Canadian literary awards is the Scotiabank Giller Prize, whose 2018 shortlist was just recently announced.
- Want to write a short story? It’s a deceptively difficult form to crack, so here are some tips to get your short story collection going.
- And finally, our monthly newsletter cracked the list of most clickable links this week. In it, we defined the concept of “bibliophoria” and also shared all the exciting and interesting PQL news, events and releases for October.
Hi everyone–I missed you last week! Happy to be back today with another PQ Weekly Roundup to feed your bookish, newsy needs. Enjoy these links, and of course, have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend.