UPCOMING EVENTS

Seth's Palookaville @ PAMA

Peel Library Museum and Archives

PAMA will be hosting an exhibition considering the issue of self-identity in the artistic practice of graphic novelist Seth. The exhibition shares its roots with Tom Smart's recent monograph Palookaville: Seth and the Art of Graphic Autobiography.

When: Monday, February 6, 2017 - Sunday, March 19, 2017
Opening Reception: Sunday, February 19, 2017
Where: Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives, 9 Wellington St. E., Brampton, ON

For more information, visit the PAMA website.

Leonard Cohen Panel Discussion @ U of T

University of Toronto

This fascinating interdisciplinary panel will discuss the ethical dimensions of Leonard Cohen's life and work. Panellists will include George Elliott Clarke, Norm Ravvin and Leonardo Augusto Zaibert. Also featured: the Viva! Youth Singers of Toronto will perform selections of Cohen's music. This event is great for fans of George A. Walker's The Wordless Leonard Cohen Songbook.

When: Thursday, February 9, 2017, 12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: 2nd Floor, Larkin Building, Trinity College, 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON

For more information, visit the Centre for Ethics website.

Tim Inkster on Hunters Bay Radio

Hunters Bay Radio

Our very own Tim Inkster will be interviewed on Hunters Bay radio on February 16 to talk about the Porcupine's Quill in the past, present and future. Tune in to 88.7 FM for "Storylines", Christine Cowley's radio show about authors and the writing life. Expect a fair few anecdotes from PQL's publisher extraordinaire!

When: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: 88.7 FM
Website: www.huntersbayradio.com

The show will be rebroadcast on 91.7 FM Erin Radio and 101.5 FM Mohawk College radio. Stay tuned for details.

R. Murray Schafer's Odditorium

Soundstreams

R. Murray Schafer, author of My Life on Earth and Elsewhere is known for his inventive musical compositions. Experience selections from his Patria cycle at Soundstreams's production, Odditorium.

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - Sunday, March 5, 2017
Where: Crow's Theatre, 345 Carlaw Ave., Toronto, ON

Learn more about this event at the Soundstreams website.

The Grand River Concert in Kitchener

The Grand River

You don't want to miss this fascinating presentation based on The Grand River. Marianne Brandis will read alongside wood engravings by Gerard Brender à Brandis and music by the Nota Bene Baroque Players. A treat for all the senses!

When: Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Where: St. John the Evangelist Church, 23 Water St. N., Kitchener, ON

Learn more about this event at the Nota Bene Baroque Players website.

Bruce Meyer on Hunters Bay Radio

Hunters Bay Radio

Bruce Meyer will be on Christine Cowley's "Storylines" to talk about his new book, Portraits of Canadian Writers. Tune in to 88.7 FM Hunters Bay Radio to hear about this fantastic piece of CanLit history.

When: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: 88.7 FM
Website: www.huntersbayradio.com

The show will be rebroadcast on 91.7 FM Erin Radio and 101.5 FM Mohawk College radio. Stay tuned for details.

Robyn Sarah @ Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Public Library

Governor General's Award-winning poet Robyn Sarah will read from her poetry and speak about her experiences as a writer in an event called "Exchanging Notes" at the Toronto Reference Library. The interview will take place on March 23.

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Hinton Learning Theatre, 3rd Floor, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

Shane Neilson @ Pivot Reading Series

Pivot Reading Series

Dysphoria author Shane Neilson will be reading from his new book of poetry as part of the Pivot Reading Series. Also reading is Kevin Connolly.

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Steady, 1051 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

Learn more about this event at the Pivot website.

PQL @ the Grimsby Wayzgoose

Grimsby Wayzgoose

We're back! We'll be in Grimsby on the last Saturday in April for the 39th annual Grimsby Wayzgoose. We'll join printers, bookbinders, papermakers and other book arts enthusiasts at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery for this fun one-day event. Stop by the PQL table to pick up the latest issue of the Devil's Artisan, DA 80!

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, ON
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-grand-journey-tickets-27875213514

Learn more about this event at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery website.

PQL Author-Artists @ Toronto Comic Arts Festival

Toronto Comic Arts Festival

PQL artists will once again man a table at this year's Toronto Comic Arts Festival. George A. Walker (Trudeau: La Vie en Rose), Steven McCabe (Never More Together) and Marta Chudolinska (Back + Forth) will be on hand to display their work at this celebration of comics, graphic novels and their creators.

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and - Sunday, May 14, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

Learn more about this event at the TCAF website.

Barbara Sibbald on Hunters Bay Radio

Hunters Bay Radio

Tune in to 88.7 FM Hunters Bay Radio as Barbara Sibbald drops by Christine Cowley's "Storylines". Barbara will be talking about her story collection The Museum of Possibilities.

When: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: 88.7 FM
Website: www.huntersbayradio.com

The show will be rebroadcast on 91.7 FM Erin Radio and 101.5 FM Mohawk College radio. Stay tuned for details.

George A. Walker on Hunters Bay Radio

Hunters Bay Radio

The incomparable George A. Walker will be taking radio by storm with a visit to Hunters Bay Radio (88.7 FM). Christine Cowley of "Storylines" will interview this gifted artist on his wordless novel The Mysterious Death of Tom Thomson.

When: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: 88.7 FM
Website: www.huntersbayradio.com

The show will be rebroadcast on 91.7 FM Erin Radio and 101.5 FM Mohawk College radio. Stay tuned for details.

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.