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PQ Weekly Roundup: 03 Jun 2016

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.   The Griffin Prize is sort of the grand-daddy of Canadian poetry prizes. Check out … Continue reading

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Squirrels on the Web: Digital marketing using free online content

The Porcupine’s Quill is in many ways a very traditional publisher – we use early twentieth-century printing technology to make our books, take greater pride than many of today’s publishers in the quality and longevity of the physical product, and … Continue reading

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SFU-flavoured ice cream

Dear reader(s?): I have a confession to make. For the past two weeks I withheld important information from you. You may have thought that life at the Quill was business as usual, that nothing was out of the ordinary, that … Continue reading

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Fame and fortune

Today was very exciting. Remember that publicity campaign for Doors Open I told you about last week? Well, my emails paid off and this morning I visited Erin Radio (101.5 FM) for what I thought would be a quick interview, … Continue reading

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Publicity (2000): The Zamboni Story

In the spring of 2001 the Porcupine’s Quill received word that Don Coles’ Kurgan had been shortlisted for the Trillium Prize awarded to the best book published in the province the previous year. We’d been shortlisted before — for Mark … Continue reading

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Fame (1999): 217 Miles from MoTown

The publishing industry is arguably one of the most avidly studied sectors of the Canadian economy. I call your attention, for example, to a book entitled The Perilous Trade: Publishing Canada’s Writers — a 450 page study written by Roy … Continue reading

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