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Sunlight, Fresh Air, and the Smell of Ink and Paper … and Other News for May at the Porcupine’s Quill

It is official. It has happened. Not to jinx it, but … I have consumed both literature and coffee on the patio today and I am optimistic that the spring sunshine is here to stay. I can’t oversell the effects … Continue reading

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Feelings of Fellowship and Literary Community, and Other News for April at the Porcupine’s Quill

Community. Togetherness. Fellowship. That feeling of closeness. (But, like, not TOO close—we’re Canadians and we respect personal space.) To me, one of the best parts of working in publishing is not just the books, although those are indisputably wonderful, but … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 09 Feb 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 differences between critical reviews and reader reviews can be really stark. It just goes … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 26 Jan 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. Writers have some notoriously weird daily routines. But do they spark creative genius or do … Continue reading

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Shane Neilson and Jim Johnstone West Coast Book Tour

Hi there Quill fans! If you’re out in BC and are hoping for some PQL action, here’s your chance. Shane Neilson will be in Victoria and Vancouver over the next few days to talk to UBC creative writing students about … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 13 Oct 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. October 10th was World Mental Health Day, a day to recognize the way in which … 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.