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PQ Weekly Roundup: 4 Sep 2015

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.   Here’s an interesting way of promoting life-long literacy: a pilot project in Scotland plans … Continue reading

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Happy Bad Poetry Day!

It’s hard work being a poet. You have to have a huge vocabulary, a lyrical ear, a unique way of looking at the world … and a thick skin to protect you from the eviscerating comments of critics. So it’s … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 7 Aug 2015

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.   Are you a grammar nerd? Do you find yourself mentally correcting other people’s grammar? … 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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Thoughts on the Submission Process with BONUS: PQL Submission Checklist

It’s the summer and a bit quiet in the book biz, so I’ve been reading through manuscripts of late, trying to find the next diamond in the rough lurking in our “slush pile.” In order to help me to help … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 17 Jul 2015

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.   Thaddeus Marshall, the owner of the garden implement that inspired William Carlos Williams’s “Red … 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.