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From the Vault: Coastal Charm

’ve never been to Atlantic Canada (a failing I sincerely hope to rectify someday), but there’s something about it that beckons. The natural landscape appears both picturesque and sublime, and the culture, a charming mix of old-world and new. Transplants … Continue reading

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Quill Blotter: News for November

I’m pretty sure my mom has a secret stash. No, not of Halloween candy (I’d totally have found that by now), but of piles and piles of my childhood artwork. In her defence, at the time I was dashing off … Continue reading

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Congratulations Tom Smart–Beaverbrook Art Gallery Director and CEO

Big news, Quill fans! We’re pleased and excited to share the news that PQL author, editor, and all-around awesome Quill friend Tom Smart will become the new Director and CEO of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Heartwarming Reads to Bring You In from the Cold

The Danish concept of hygge, which refers to the state of being comfortable or cozy and basking in life’s simple pleasures, has never been more popular. From home décor to cooking to photography and design, comfy is the new cool. … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 02 Sep 2016

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.   Change is hard, but sometimes, it’s for the better. The daunting but also strangely … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 22 Jul 2016

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.   I couldn’t resist sharing this CBC tribute to the late, great Alistair MacLeod. He … Continue reading

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