The Porcupine's Quill
Celebrating thirty-five years on the Main Street
of Erin Village, Wellington County
Author Archives: Monique
On publishing “Sailor Girl” by Sheree-Lee Olson
__________________________________________________________ In March of 2005 the prospects for the Porcupine’s Quill were not good. Jack Stoddart’s General Distribution Services (GDS) had declared bankruptcy a few years earlier, a circumstance that was exploited by some in the book trade and resulted … Continue reading
“To me it’s turning the collected letters genre inside-out.” – A Conversation with Sean Kane of “Inward of Poetry”
Inward of Poetry, a book based on years of correspondence between the poet George Johnston and his friend, scholar and editor William Blissett, is a fascinating peek inside what editor Sean Kane calls “a sort of golden age of English … Continue reading
“People are less elitist – reading the entire world around us, both the visual and the textual” – An interview with George A. Walker
If you’ve read my previous post about George and Michelle Walker, you probably know a little bit about how wonderful and insightful they are. I regretted not being able to share my conversations with you all, and jumped at the … Continue reading
Stormy nights pre-September: PQL and academic course adoptions!
Hope you’re all staying safe (and dry) tonight, Quill fans! I’ve hunkered down with tea and my laptop in a basement hoping to get some work done while Nature’s lightshow continues outside! This year is the first year where September … Continue reading
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.