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The Porcupine’s Quill: News for May

May is, I am reliably informed, Short Story Month. It is therefore a propos that the last book to be printed this season is a collection of the same. We didn’t plan it this way, of course—you all remember my … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 7 Apr 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.   Congratulations to Barbara Sibbald, whose book The Museum of Possibilities launched this week. Many … Continue reading

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News for April

Call me contrary if you want to, but I have a teensy bit of a problem with choosing one month out of the year and imbuing it with the sheer weight and awe-inspiring importance of an entire literary genre. “What … 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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News for March

March is a roller coaster of a month. It’s full of ups and downs and loop-the-loops—meteorological and otherwise. It’s fast-paced, fun and sadly, often over in the blink of an eye. Its attraction lies in adrenaline-fuelled, life-affirming sensory-overload, and in … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: Get Excited for Five New Releases!

Seasonally, it’s barely fall, but we’re forward thinking here at PQL, so naturally we’re turning our thoughts to spring. We’re proud to bursting to announce our Spring 2017 lineup, consisting of a delightful mix of fiction, poetry and a little … 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.