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News for March

March is a roller coaster of a month. It’s full of ups and downs and loop-the-loops—meteorological and otherwise. It’s fast-paced, fun and sadly, often over in the blink of an eye. Its attraction lies in adrenaline-fuelled, life-affirming sensory-overload, and in … Continue reading

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News for June

I’m beginning to think that I failed Summer 101 as a kid. I didn’t go to the beach for longer than it took to achieve a single, scrunchie-faced, dubious toe-dip. I never went to that kind of sleep away-camp where … 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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News for November

I hope you all had a spook-tastic Halloween this year, Quill friends! Hurricane Sandy did dampen the festivities considerably, but we still had trick-or-treaters at my door (albeit accompanied by some very soppy-looking parents), and we still managed to have … Continue reading

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Launching My Life on Earth and Elsewhere

It was overcast when I drove downtown last Sunday for the launch of My Life on Earth and Elsewhere at Koerner Hall. I knew it would rain sometime over the course of the evening, because it had been raining on … Continue reading

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News for August

We may come to regret our joy at the arrival of summer as August continues. The number of thunderstorms we have had in Toronto this July is staggering. They have precluded many outdoor activities. I have had to cancel a … 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.