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PQ Weekly Roundup: 22 May 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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The Thrill of the Hunt: An Ode to Literary Browsing

We’ve given up a lot over the course of this pandemic. By now we’re all, to some degree, shaggy-haired, raggedy-fingernailed, sweatpants-wearing, hug-starved home bakers whose sole social interactions have been virtual, grocery related, or predicated on how many neighbours can be talked into allowing their dogs to be petted at the end of a two-metre leash. (Or … just me? You know what? Don’t tell me.) One of the things I most look forward to doing as the country starts to open back up is visiting the bookstores and browsing for new literary treasures to add to my shelves. Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 15 May 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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Expand Your Literary Mind with This Free Chapbook!

There’s no better time to improve your mind and expand your literary knowledge with a little bit of reading. Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 08 May 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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Critical Cinematography for Fun and Profit, or, News for May at the Porcupine’s Quill

As you know, I have a deep and abiding love for stories of all sorts, and while my preferred way to consume said stories is (unsurprisingly) book format, I’m not too proud to admit that I am also be a fan of screen-based storytelling. At the best of times, I’m an indifferent TV-watcher, but these are most assuredly not the best of times, so I have been more frequently availing myself of the old boob tube of an evening. (Mostly to watch really mindless British reality TV I shamelessly call “crap telly”. Don’t judge me.) 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.