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Porcupette on the Air: My Radio Interview with Christine Cowley

The world is so dominated by texting and emailing and tweeting and Facebook-ing nowadays that sometimes we forget how nice it is to communicate in a fashion that does not require emojis, memes, or 140-character gems of snark. It can … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Steven McCabe on Never More Together and The Narrative Storyboard Show

  At PQL, we’re always trying to find new and innovative ways to tell a story. In recent years, one of the more unique modes of storytelling in our publishing arsenal has been the wordless novel—narratives told entirely in pictures, … Continue reading

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From Our Friends at ForeWord Reviews: An Interview with Nicole Dixon

Hello Quill fans! Excited for Nicole Dixon’s readings across Western Canada as part of the FICTIONistas Canada Tour? We sure are! Nicole’s fresh off a nomination for the Atlantic Book Awards, and now, we’re gearing up for the tour by … Continue reading

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Tea & lattes with Marta Chudolinska

It was my great pleasure to meet with Marta Chudolinska last week to talk about her wordless novel, Back+Forth. Wanderlust, a wordless novel by Megan Speers, was actually one of the first books I ever read by the Porcupine’s Quill. … Continue reading

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“Poems are usually way more important to me than poets” – A chat with Mark Lavorato

This Porcupette’s been busy asking lots of questions of some fine PQL authors recently, and Mark Lavorato, whose poetry collection Wayworn Wooden Floors is forthcoming from the Quill in Spring 2012, has a lot to talk about. With two books … Continue reading

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“People are less elitist – reading the entire world around us, both the visual and the textual” – An interview with George A. Walker

If you’ve read my previous post about George and Michelle Walker, you probably know a little bit about how wonderful and insightful they are. I regretted not being able to share my conversations with you all, and jumped at the … Continue reading

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