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Out and About: Shane Neilson’s On Shaving Off His Face Book Launch

Shane Neilson launched his raw, intense and intelligent collection of poetry, On Shaving Off His Face, to a delighted audience at The Steady Café & Bar in Toronto on Monday, June 8, 2015. Also participating at the event were Marc … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 5 Jun 2015

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.   Here’s an interesting situation that caught my eye. An award-winning Connecticut teacher was fired … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 24 Apr 2015

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.   Writing a book is hard. Getting it published is even harder. So it’s easy … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 14 Apr 2015

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.   This is quite possibly the most polite conversation ever to come from a mildly … Continue reading

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Poetry Preview: On Shaving Off His Face

Here’s the thing about poetry. It’s hard. It’s emotional. It’s intelligent. And it is its ability to communicate in both modes at the same time that makes it so effective and thought-provoking. OK, that’s four things. But still. Shane Neilson’s … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 27 Mar 2015

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.   From My Chemical Romance to The Doors, bands have been inspired by classic literature when it … 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.