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A Decade of Literary Delights, or, News for January at PQL

As we settle into the productive business of 2020, it’s easy to forget the bigger picture—that we’ve completed a whole decade filled with a succession of publishing endeavours, and that, with the turning of the year, we have embarked upon … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 20 Dec 2019

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. We were pleased to once again participate in the Bound Book Arts Fair at the … Continue reading

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PQL Holiday Giveaway #2: The Thing about Major Street

How does a publisher translate an author’s ideas into an attractive, meaningful package? And how does one accomplish this when the manuscript in question was written on the back of surplus bookmarks? If you’ve ever read a book and wondered … Continue reading

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To All the Books I’ve Loved Before, Or, News for December at PQL

At this time of the year, when the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us, and visions of sugar plums arise (to our delight or dismay), gratitude becomes almost a coping mechanism. Or if not gratitude, at … Continue reading

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From the Vault: A Touch of Literary Whimsy to Boost the Spirits

Doesn’t life feel so serious around now? The news is always heavy, the weather is gloomy and cold, and we’re all varying degrees of stressed whether it’s due to work, finances, the impending holidays or what have you. So how … Continue reading

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Meteorological and Metaphorical Openness, and Other News for June at the Porcupine’s Quill

This June, I really feel, is a month bursting with openness. Lately the chronic pluvial deluge usually attributed to April has been making itself known, and I’ve been remarking that it appears as if the heavens have opened. We’re seeing … 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.