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A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place, Or, All My Simple Pleasures Are Apparently Bookish Ones

I moved about eight months ago and I’m still unpacking. Yes, I can hear your gasps of horror and dismay from here, but I defy you to tell me that you don’t have even a single box of miscellaneous stuff … Continue reading

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From the Vault: See The World

As the days lengthen and the spring weather starts to work its magic, I find myself shaking off my winter hibernation and venturing out into the world—without grimacing and gripping my scarf closer to my neck. My thoughts turn to … Continue reading

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Porcupine’s Quill: News for July

OK everyone, take a deeeep breath. All together, now. That’s right. Do you smell that? That, my friends, is patriotism. And also BBQ. But it’s mostly patriotism. Today, of course, our friends south of the border are celebrating Independence Day. … Continue reading

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From the Vault: April Showers

Tradition dictates that the month of April is known as something of a rainy season. Despite this fact, many of you are probably still bundled up against the wintery chill that has managed to hang around like the last guest … Continue reading

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News for June

Greetings Quill fans. We have to thank you all for making May such a fantastic and fun-filled month! We kicked off May with another great Toronto Comic Arts Festival, with George Walker, Alec Dempster, Marta Chudolinska and Stefan Berg participating … Continue reading

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Defying expectations: Making Light of Tragedy and Bad Imaginings

In my last review, I wrote about Shelley Peterson’s young adult books Dancer and Abby Malone. Today I’m looking at two books that are a bit more mature, and sometimes even downright unsettling: Making Light of Tragedy and Bad Imaginings. … 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.