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Poetry Month Profile: Jeffery Donaldson

We’re rounding out this last week of National Poetry Month by shining the spotlight on Jeffery Donaldson, a journeyman poet whose intelligent verses explore the ‘big questions’ surrounding language, religion, science and even death. Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Ingrid Ruthig’s Determining Essential: Editing the PQL Essential Poets Series

Guest blogger Ingrid Ruthig talks about the considerations of editing work for inclusion in the Essential Poets series, including musings on what makes a poet and his or her work ‘essential’. Continue reading

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Poetry Month Giveaway: Leon Rooke’s Rank Songbirds

April is National Poetry Month, a yearly event that raises awareness and fosters appreciation for poets and poetry. In keeping, this month, we’ll be shining the spotlight on the fine poets we’ve been publishing lately, and on their outstanding collections.Today, we’re featuring Leon Rooke, a prolific storyteller and self-described “raffish bum”. Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 8 Apr 2022

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. Continue reading

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An Amateur Versifier Wields a Sharpie, and Other News for April at the Porcupine’s Quill

Every year, we here at the Porcupine’s Quill celebrate National Poetry Month by shining a spotlight on the poetry genre. This April, we’ll be sharing blog content, emails and social media posts meant to get you excited about all the … Continue reading

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Remembering What’s Essential This Poetry Month

There’s no doubt about it—April has been a long month here in Ontario. Another lockdown, and its accompanying anxieties, have many of us hunkered down at home. I, probably like many of you, have taken solace in the essentials in … Continue reading

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