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News for October, or, Don’t be a Turkey–Be Grateful for Stories in All Their Forms

I’m already thinking ahead to this (Canadian) Thanksgiving weekend—to ham-and-turkey dinners, to heaps of Stove Top stuffing (don’t judge me), to creamy mashed potatoes and to a nice, quaffable rosé (I thought we agreed, no judgement). Even so, Thanksgiving is … Continue reading

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Book Bundle Giveaway: George A. Walker Visual Biographies

If you love free books, you’re in for a treat. This week, in honour of his upcoming radio interview on Hunters Bay Radio’s “Storylines,” we’re giving away a four-book bundle of George A. Walker’s magnificent visual biographies! These are books … Continue reading

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How to Teach—and Appreciate!—Poetry

Teaching poetry to students of any age can be a daunting task (even when you have great texts like our Essential Poets Series to work from). It may be that the poet is writing from a time and place outside … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 24 Jul 15

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.   Hard work, low pay, fickle bosses … it’s a hard life for a writer. … Continue reading

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News for April

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, all that infernal snow is finally melting … looks like we might get to experience spring this year after all! And the brightest sunbeam in the bunch? It’s National Poetry Month, and, … Continue reading

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News for March

There’s nothing like some good old fashioned competition to lift the spirits during the dull, dreary days of winter. Thus, the national exhilaration caused by the Olympics and the all-important gold medal wins in both women’s and men’s hockey. (Seriously, … Continue reading

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