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GUEST POST: Margaret Gracie Launches Debut Novel Plastic

We’re very pleased to bring you a guest post by Plastic author Margaret Gracie. Plastic is a collection of linked short stories that tells the tale of Debbie Pearce, a former pageant queen and model who struggles with society’s expectations—and … Continue reading

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Out and About with the Quill: Alec Dempster’s Lotería Huasteca

Last week, we here at the Porcupine’s Quill were very pleased to work with Pages UnBound in order to launch Alec Dempster’s new book of woodblock prints and texts, Lotería Huasteca. The event took place at the beautiful Gladstone Hotel … Continue reading

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Sticking It Out to the Bitter(sweet) End: Musings of a Long Process, in Three Acts

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a stylish launch for Changing Channels: Confessions of a Canadian Communications Lawyer at the Offices of McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto. It was a great event, and as I sipped my … Continue reading

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Back in Black: Journey to the George A. Walker Launch (A Porcupette’s Travelogue)

As an out-of-towner, I don’t often get a chance to attend all of the book launches or other literary events going on in and around the GTA. I make it to as many as possible, but it’s inevitable that I … Continue reading

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News for April

Big announcement: PQL has decided to halt all print production in favour of an ebook-only distribution arrangement. Ha. Like that would happen. APRIL FOOL’S! (To be totally and absolutely clear in case the concept of April Fool’s is, by some … 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.