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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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PQ Weekly Roundup: 31 May 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. Most of us are probably inclined to believe that reading books every day is a … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 15 Feb 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. Don’t miss this adorable animated short about the magic of reading. Gotta love that ending. … Continue reading

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Pulled from the Pages: The House on Major Street by Leon Rooke

I can’t even adequately describe how excited I am for the upcoming publication of Leon Rooke’s The House on Major Street. It is such a brilliant, crazy, surreal novel full of heart—and literary references. I’ve read it a few times by now … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Bookish Sport that is Publishing, or, News for February at PQL

If you care about sports (heck, probably even if you don’t), you know this past Sunday marked the annual sporting/marketing grail known as the Super Bowl. Lest you think I actually know what I’m talking about, you can rest assured … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 25 May 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. CBC Books asked around and came up with a list of 68 must-read Canadian poetry … Continue reading

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