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Out and About with the Quill: Word on the Street Toronto

This past weekend, the Porcupine’s Quill was pleased to have a table at Word on the Street Toronto—that fantastic annual book fair that takes over Harbourfront Centre the last Sunday of September. We positively melted in the scorching heat, but it … Continue reading

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On the Origin of a Series: Remembrances by Tim Inkster

April is National Poetry Month. Naturally, as a literary publisher that puts out at least a few poetry collections per year, we’re pretty stoked about it. This year, in celebration, PQL’s publisher, Tim Inkster, recalls the humble beginnings of one … Continue reading

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The well dressed book: Everything old is new again (from ForeWord Magazine, Spring 2012)

Occasioned by the Quill’s success at ForeWord Magazine‘s Book of The Year Awards for several years now, editor Julie Eakin approached Tim Inkster about doing a publisher profile. The following is a copy of the interview that ran in their … 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.