The Porcupine's Quill
Celebrating thirty-five years on the Main Street
of Erin Village, Wellington County
Tag Archives: fiction
PQ Weekly Roundup: 31 May 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. Most of us are probably inclined to believe that reading books every day is a … Continue reading
Forgotten for a Reason?: On the Perils of Long-Lost Lit
These may be fightin’ words, but I’m going to say them anyway. People in any way related to publishing must be terrible at filing. Editors, agents, booksellers, authors and their families—all of them … just dreadful. Why this seemingly unwarranted … Continue reading
Posted in Letters from the Porcupette (the Intern's Blog) Tagged Dr Seuss, fiction, Harper Lee, long-lost lit Leave a comment
On publishing “Sailor Girl” by Sheree-Lee Olson
__________________________________________________________ In March of 2005 the prospects for the Porcupine’s Quill were not good. Jack Stoddart’s General Distribution Services (GDS) had declared bankruptcy a few years earlier, a circumstance that was exploited by some in the book trade and resulted … Continue reading
Another giveaway to kickstart your summer reads!
Hi quill friends! It’s the Victoria Day long weekend (hands up if you’re excited!), which means it’s time to start thinking about your summer reads (if you haven’t already)! I don’t know about you guys, but my to-read stack is … Continue reading
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.