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New Look, Same Great Taste … Ahem … Reads, and Other News for November at PQL

The world certainly looks different now than it did a few years ago. Heck, it looks different than it did a few months ago! And while change can be difficult and unnerving and fraught with all kinds of pesky decision … Continue reading

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Denial Ain’t Just a River in Egypt, and Other News for October at PQL

I’d like to deny that the Crazy Book Season That Was Foretold has arrived. People triple-booked with virtual launches? No way. I don’t believe a word. Reading lists expanding at an exponential rate? I’m not having a bit of it. Likewise, I categorically refuse to believe that Spring 2021 deadlines are approaching, and that the editorial projects that keep getting pushed back are coming up due very soon. And nuh uh, no way is it time to start thinking of next fall. Continue reading

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Taking a (Literary) Mulligan: In Praise of the Editorial Second Chance and Other News for September at PQL

Many authors consider their manuscript to be their literary baby—understandably so—and if there’s one thing all functional humans should know by now it’s that you never, ever tell a person their baby is ugly. Continue reading

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Congratulations to PQL’s 2020 eLit Awards Winners!

Since 2010, the eLit Awards have sought to honour the best of English-language digital publishing in a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction categories. The Porcupine’s Quill is pleased to have five medalists in the 2020 eLit Awards! Continue reading

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Introducing The Essential Douglas LePan, the Newest Volume in the Essential Poets Series

I’m sure by now you’re familiar with our ever-growing Essential Poets series. We’re working on our twentieth volume, and have so far had plenty of poets to feature and editors to step in for a volume or two. But what … Continue reading

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