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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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PQ Weekly Roundup: 25 Jan 2019

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. On the heels of the RBC Taylor Prize shortlist announcement (yay for Ian Hampton!), this … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 05 May 17

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.   If you’re like me, you probably enjoy hitting up all the local literary sights … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 24 Feb 2017

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.   Librarians, booksellers and book buyers know that while certain book designs look great in … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 21 Aug 2015

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.   I’m a sucker for some good book design. Here is a lovely image gallery … Continue reading

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The Porcupette’s last letter

My internship at the Porcupine’s Quill has been an overwhelming, terrifying and challenging journey. And I am so glad I did it! A blog can’t express how grateful I am to the Inksters for allowing me to learn from them … 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.