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PQ Weekly Roundup: 07 Aug 2020

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. Continue reading

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Well Worth the Wait, or, News for August at the Porcupine’s Quill

There is a feeling of satisfaction in finally achieving a goal that doesn’t come easily. But some things–like books–are worth the wait. Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 31 Jul 2020

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Reading in the Time of Covid: On the Online Launch of Ed Seaward’s Fair

Last week marked a bit of a milestone for us at the Porcupine’s Quill, with our first ever online book launch. Ed Seaward launched his debut novel Fair on Zoom, to an audience of about four or five dozen attendees tuning in from the comforts of their own homes. Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 24 Jul 2020

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. Continue reading

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Book Cover Design 101: Tim Inkster Muses on the Design Process for Ed Seaward’s Fair

Fair is ostensibly a story about moral issues attached to the scourge of homelessness as set in southern California, with references to Milton’s Paradise Lost as a sub-text. I remember asking if Ed had thoughts about the sort of image that might be appropriate for the cover of his first published novel. (Authors have been known to cherish firm convictions on the subject.) Continue reading

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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.