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An afternoon with Sheree-Lee Olson

About a month ago, I went to visit Sheree-Lee Olson at her home in Toronto’s Cabbagetown to speak with her about her book, Sailor Girl. I had started working on my first critical review a few weeks before, and I … Continue reading

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Identity and space in Sailor Girl and Little Comrades

“Kate lit a cigarette, watching the massed shape of the Huron Queen looming above the holding wall. The deck lights came on, making little cones of yellow in the fog that was now rolling in from the lake. … “Calvin … Continue reading

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What’s new for 2012?

Well hello again Quill friends, and welcome to 2012! I hope you all had a great holiday and enjoyed the copious amount of food we are wont to eat this time of year. As you can already tell from the … Continue reading

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On publishing “Sailor Girl” by Sheree-Lee Olson

__________________________________________________________ In March of 2005 the prospects for the Porcupine’s Quill were not good. Jack Stoddart’s General Distribution Services (GDS) had declared bankruptcy a few years earlier, a circumstance that was exploited by some in the book trade and resulted … 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.