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Pulled from the Pages: The Essential Kay Smith

Have you ever discovered a book or an author that kind of feels like a secret? Perhaps they’re a relative unknown, located away from common literary circles, a little obscure in choice of theme. When you find this author’s work … Continue reading

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Pulled from the Pages: Margin of Interest by Shane Neilson

You all know by now that I have a weakness for literary criticism. Books about books are kind of my jam. So of course, I had to feature Shane Neilson’s upcoming book of cricitism, Margin of Interest, on the blog. First … Continue reading

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Pulled from the Pages: Rerouted by Daniel Bryant

Daniel Bryant’s Rerouted is a debut short story collection in which supernatural and mythic elements meet darkly comedic mayhem. In this book you’ll meet a not-so-average mailman, a shapeshifter or two, a few hapless would-be thieves, a group of brothers … 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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Pulled from the Pages: Overtime by Karl Kessler and Sunshine Chen

There has always been interest in vintage and antique products, but lately, I think there has also been the sense that we ought to show appreciation of bygone ways of living. Perhaps in reaction to the frenetic pace of modern … Continue reading

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Pulled from the Pages: Jan in 35 Pieces by Ian Hampton

Have you ever been browsing the stacks in the library or perusing the new releases at the bookstore when you come across a book that just doesn’t seem to fit the mould? Maybe it takes an unexpected position, or features … 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.