Jim Johnstone @ Type Books

Type Books

Jim Johnstone, volume editor of The Essential D. G. Jones will read from the latest volume of the Essential Poets series at Type books on November 28. The event is being held in celebration of D. S. Stymeist’s debut The Bone Weir and will also feature a reading by Nyla Matuk.

When: Monday, November 28, 2016, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Type Books, 883 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON

More info on the event here.

PQL Author-Artists @ yumart Holiday Salon


Every year, yumart organizes their Holiday Salon to showcase artwork by their gallery artists and a talented crop of guest artists. PQL is very pleased to have published two of the author-artists involved in this year's show: Joe Rosenblatt, author of The Bird in the Stillness, and Tony Calzetta, the artist behind Fabulous Fictions and Peculiar Practices. The Holiday Salon runs until December 24, but if you can, stop by the opening reception on Saturday, December 3rd to greet the artists.

When: Saturday, December 3, 2016 - Saturday, December 24, 2016
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 3, 2016, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Where: yumart, 401 Richmond St. W., Suite B20, Toronto, ON

Learn more about this event at the yumart website.

Shane Neilson @ Lit Live

Lit Live

On Shaving Off His Face author Shane Neilson will be participating in the Lit Live Reading Series in Hamilton, Ontario. Stop by and see Shane! Also featured are Dick Capling, Melanie Mah, Kilby Smith-MacGregor James Lindsay, and Shawn Selway.

When: Sunday, December 4, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Staircase Café and Theatre, 27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton, ON

You can learn more about the reading series at the Lit Live website.

Jarrett Heckbert Launches Metamorphadox

James Street Bookseller

Jarrett Heckbert will be launching his wordless novel, Metamorphadox at the James Street Bookseller and Gallery in Hamilton. Stop by to get your book signed and chat with this talented young artist.

When: Friday, Decempber 9, 2016, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: James Street Bookseller & Gallery, 134 James St. S., Hamilton, ON

OCAD U Book Arts Fair

OCAD U Book Arts Fair

Join the Porcupine's Quill at the 32nd annual OCAD U Book Arts Fair. You'll find artists, print makers, book binders and us!

When: Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: OCAD U Great Hall, 100 McCaul St., Toronto, ON

Portraits of Canadian Writers Book Launch

Ben McNally Books

Join us for a launch event in celebration of Bruce Meyer's Portraits of Canadian Writers. Stop by Ben McNally Books on December 15th to pick up this handsome volume, and to get it signed by the author.

When: Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay St., Toronto, 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.