2016: Year in Review

This past year has probably been the most exciting in all my time at the Porcupine’s Quill—and that’s saying something! We’ve participated in so many fantastic events that looking back, it almost makes my head spin. Here are just a few of the wonderful places that we visited in 2016. Here’s to a 2017 that includes just as much adventure!

Association of Writers and Writing Programs Book Fair, Los Angeles Convention Center, March 31-April 2, 2016.

Buffalo Small Press Book Fair. April 9-10, Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Buffalo, NY.

Tim Inkster, Stephanie Small and Elke Inkster behind the PQL book table at the Grimsby Wayzgoose, April 30, 2016. Photo by Don McLeod.

Joe Rosenblatt signs copies of The Bird in the Stillness at his combination art exhibition / book launch. yumart gallery, May 7, 2016.

IPPY Awards ceremony, 99th floor of Willis Tower, Chicago, IL. May 10, 2016.

BookExpo America 2016. McCormick Place, Chicago. May 11-13, 2016.

TUG conference attendees are greeted outside the PQL shop by Tim Inkster and Steve Izma. TUG 2016 excursion. July 24, 2016. Photo by Norbert Preining.

Word on the Street Toronto. Harbourfront Centre, September 25, 2016.

Tim Inkster from the Porcupine’s Quill. Meet the Presses Literary Market. November 19, 2016. Photo by Don McLeod.

Stephanie Small, Tim Inkster and George A. Walker at the OCADU Book Arts Fair, December 10, 2016. Photo by Don McLeod.

Such a wide variety of events and locales! And that is just the tip of iceberg, my friends. For a full accounting of our 2016 activities, head over to our Pinterest page and give us a visit.


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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.