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Porcupine's Quill eBook Store

To order direct, please contact us (email or phone). We will confirm availability and cost, including the standard 5% tax and the $10 shipping and handling fee. We normally ship within 24 hours. If speed is not a concern, you may wish to send a cheque in advance, and we will waive the shipping and handling fee. We are happy to accommodate rush deliveries by your choice of courier, but we will ask you to cover the freight costs.

VISA orders can be accommodated by fax ONLY (do not send credit card information through email). Fax your order to:
(519) 833-9845.

If you’re looking for class sets, please let us know. Discounts and special contests for students may be possible.

For more information e-mail The Porcupine’s Quill.

AbeBooks If you would like to purchase a PQL book online, we prefer to deal through Abebooks, where we have bookseller status.


Buy Indie

Find Local Indies You may also ask your local independent bookseller to order a book for you. If you’re not sure where to find the nearest indie bookstore, try using the Retail Council of Canada’s independent bookstore locator.


Regionally, we recommend the services of some of the very finest of independent booksellers in the country:

41 Quebec St.
Guelph, ON
N1H 2T1
phone: 519-821-3311
121 First St.
Orangeville, ON
L9W 3J8
phone: 519-942-3830
513 Locust St.
Burlington, ON
L7S 1V3
phone: 905-639-0925
96 King St. S.
Waterloo, ON
N2J 1P5
phone: 519-884-2665
toll free: 1-888-241-7546
1974 Weston Rd.
Weston, ON
M9N 1W2
phone: 416-241-5801


There are also several bookstores in Toronto that carry PQL titles, including:

108 Queen St. E.
Toronto, ON
M5C 1S6
phone: 416-361-0032
Queen West
883 Queen St. W.
Toronto, ON
M6J 1G5

phone: 416-366-8973
The Annex
427 Spadina Rd.
Toronto, ON
M5P 2W3

phone: 416-487-8973
348 Danforth Ave.
Toronto, ON
M4K 1N8

phone: 416-469-9997
The Beach
1950 Queen St. E.
Toronto, ON
M4L 1H6

phone: 416-698-1444
Yonge &
St. Clair

1430 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON
M4T 1Y6

phone: 416-926-0749

Buy Online

Book Manager To find a local independent bookstore near you, search Book Manager. is probably the best source for individuals wanting to order PQL titles in the United States. Amazon lists over 196 PQL titles as in-stock and ready for shipping within twenty-four hours. Amazon is also often the best site to use for ordering recent releases. usually offers the cheapest prices of any online source for Porcupine’s Quill titles.
Chapters-Indigo Chapters-Indigo may be a viable alternative, depending on the availability of stock on hand. One problem with Chapters is that they insist that our books are published in hardcover, which is not true. Another problem is that a book which is not in stock at Ingram’s warehouse in Tennessee will show a three to five week delivery time.


Porcupine's Quill eBook Store If you would like to purchase an ebook editon of a PQL title, you can search the selection of eBooks available in PDF format at our eBook Store
Google Play Google Play also offers a number of PQL eBooks.

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.

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