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A crash course in social media

As some of you may already know, last week I was away, traipsing around British Columbia at Simon Fraser University. Following in the footsteps of Porcupette Caleigh Minshall before me (here and here), I signed up for three summer workshops … Continue reading

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A PQL love-in, and our very first contest winner!

Hi Quill Friends! Thanks to everyone who came out to the launch of Kildare Dobbs’ Casanova in Venice on Tuesday! We had a full house and it was fantastic to see so many booklovers in one place! We’ve been happy … Continue reading

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White Rabbits, Mad Hatters and Wayzgooses! (Wayzgeese?) (and PQ’s first blog/twitter contest!)

**post updated with new contest info! Hello friends of the Quill! I hope you’re all enjoying these first days of spring! With the weather starting to warm up, festival season is getting started! One of my favourite types of festivals … Continue reading

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So You Want to be an Intern? Hints from the newest Porcupette.

Hi everyone! Monique here, the newest Porcupette, hoping to pick up on the overwhelming, terrifying and challenging journey where Caleigh left off. I’m a recent graduate of Ryerson University’s publishing school and was also a classmate of Caleigh’s at Queen’s, … Continue reading

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The Porcupette’s last letter

My internship at the Porcupine’s Quill has been an overwhelming, terrifying and challenging journey. And I am so glad I did it! A blog can’t express how grateful I am to the Inksters for allowing me to learn from them … Continue reading

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What I learned from the Overview of Canada Book Fund recipients’ websites

Recently Tim forwarded a document to me entitled ‘Overview of CBF-Recipient websites’ with a one-word message: ‘Thoughts?’ The document is exactly what it sounds like. ‘CBF’ stands for Canada Book Fund, formerly known as the Book Publishing Industry Development Program … 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.