George A. Walker @ The Arts and Letters Club

Arts & Letters Club

Wood engraver George A. Walker will be displaying his work at the Arts and Letters Club in Toronto in an exhibition called "Written in Wood: The Printmaking of George A. Walker". Stop by the club to enjoy the artwork and the atmosphere!

When: Monday, April 22, 2019, - Friday, May 17, 2019
Where: The Arts and Letters Club, 17 Elm St., Toronto, ON

Jeffery Donaldson @ Epic Books

Epic Books

Viaticum author Jeffery Donaldson will be joining Shane Neilson (New Brunswick, Biblioasis) and Jaclyn Desforges (Hello Nice Man, Anthuser Press) in a reading at Epic Books in Hamilton. All are welcome to attend what promises to be an exciting reading!

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Epic Books, 226 Locke St. S., Hamilton, ON

For more information, visit the event Facebook page.

Jeffery Donaldson Launches Viaticum @ The Printed Word

The Printed Word

Jeffery Donaldson will be launching his new book of musings on writing and life, Viaticum, at The Printed Word, a lovely independent bookstore in Dundas. Reading alongside Jeffery will be poets Marilyn Gear Pilling and Roy Adams. Stop by to pick up your copy of Viaticum and to get it signed!

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Printed Word, 69 King St. W., Dundas, ON

Leon Rooke's Art @ yumart


Leon Rooke, author of The House on Major Street will be exhibiting his artwork at yumart in Toronto June 1 to 22. Stop by to see his work!

When: Saturday, June 1 - Saturday, June 22, 2019
Where: yumart, 401 Richmond St. W., Suite B20, Toronto, ON

Mark Frutkin @ Lit Live Reading Series

Lit Live Reading Series

Mark Frutkin will be reading from his latest novel The Rising Tide as part of the Lit Live Reading Series in Hamilton.

When: Sunday, June 2, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Staircase Theatre, 27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton, ON

PQL @ Doors Open Ontario

Doors Open Ontario

The Porcupine's Quill is pleased to open its doors to the public on Saturday, June 8 as part of the annual cultural event Doors Open. Visit us in Erin Village to see how the magic happens!

When: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Porcupine's Quill, 68 Main St., Erin, ON

Joe Rosenblatt's Art @ yumart


The visual art of the late Joe Rosenblatt will be exhibited at yumart this July alongside the works of Y. M. Whelan.

When: Saturday, July 6 - Saturday, July 27, 2019
Where: yumart, 401 Richmond St. W., Suite B20, Toronto, ON

PQL @ Detroit Bookfest

Detroit Bookfest

The Porcupine's Quill will be back in the Motor City for the 3rd annual Detroit Bookfest, held at the famed Eastern Market. Stop by to pick up new releases and old favourites—and to soak in the book-filled atmosphere!

When: Sunday, July 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Sheds 5 and 6, Eastern Market, 2934 Russell Street, Detroit, MI, USA

Ian Hampton @ Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts

Jan in 35 Pieces author Ian Hampton will be participating in this year's Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts in Sechelt, BC. Stay tuned for programming updates!

When: Thursday, August 15, 2019, - Sunday, August 18, 2019
Where: Rockwood Centre, 5511 Shorncliffe Ave # 2, Sechelt, BC

For more information, please visit the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts website.

PQL @ Fisher Small and Fine Press Fair

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

The Porcupine's Quill will once again attend the University of Toronto's Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library's Small and Fine Press Fair this September. It is a fun event, in a fabulous setting, full of fantastic bookish folk! Mark your calendars and stop on by.

When: Saturday, September 7, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 120 St. George St., Toronto, ON

PQL @ Howard Iron Works Print Expo & Fair

Howard Iron Works Print Expo & Fair

The Howard Iron Works Printing Museum is holding the Second Annual print expo on Saturday, September 28. The Porcupine's Quill will be on hand as a vendor at the fair. Don't miss this awesome environment celebrating fine printmaking, letterpress printing, typography, book arts, and printed ephemera!

When: Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Howard Iron Works Printing Museum, 800 Westgate Rd., Oakville, ON

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.