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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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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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Book Giveaway Celebrating the Launch of Ed Seaward’s Fair

We are pleased to invite you all to attend the virtual launch of Ed Seaward’s debut novel, Fair, on Zoom! Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Daniel Bryant on the Rerouted Origin Story

As you might already know, Daniel Bryant is launching his collection of short stories, Rerouted, tomorrow afternoon (Sunday, September 15, 2019) at the Dora Keogh Pub in Toronto. It’s going to be quite the party, with music, literary band t-shirts, … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Margaret Gracie Launches Debut Novel Plastic

We’re very pleased to bring you a guest post by Plastic author Margaret Gracie. Plastic is a collection of linked short stories that tells the tale of Debbie Pearce, a former pageant queen and model who struggles with society’s expectations—and … Continue reading

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Out and About with the Quill: Alec Dempster’s Lotería Huasteca

Last week, we here at the Porcupine’s Quill were very pleased to work with Pages UnBound in order to launch Alec Dempster’s new book of woodblock prints and texts, Lotería Huasteca. The event took place at the beautiful Gladstone Hotel … 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.