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News for April

Call me contrary if you want to, but I have a teensy bit of a problem with choosing one month out of the year and imbuing it with the sheer weight and awe-inspiring importance of an entire literary genre. “What … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Heartwarming Reads to Bring You In from the Cold

The Danish concept of hygge, which refers to the state of being comfortable or cozy and basking in life’s simple pleasures, has never been more popular. From home décor to cooking to photography and design, comfy is the new cool. … Continue reading

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“Unboxing” Fabulous Fictions & Peculiar Practices

As many of you have already discovered, Leon Rooke and Tony Calzetta’s Fabulous Fictions and Peculiar Practices is unlike anything you’ve seen before. From awesome artwork to wacky words to delicious design, this is truly a book lover’s book. But … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fictions: The Genealogy of Snoop’s Skiff

One of the most interesting things the Fabulous Fictions project is the way in which it pulls together and works within multiple artistic genres. Of course, there are so many dissimilar parts that it can be difficult to get a … Continue reading

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News for May

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” – Edwin Way Teale As April comes to a close, we’re sad to see it go. National Poetry Month was a blast—so many great events and articles … Continue reading

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News for September

If there is ever what might be called “down time” at PQL, we might have to call it August. Some well-deserved vacation had us enjoying the end of summer. But that’s not to say we’ve been slacking off! R. Murray … Continue reading

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