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Short Story Month Feature: Naming the Shadows

One thing this past year has taught your porcupette is that sometimes it’s gratifying to just … slow your roll. Without socializing and events and random shopping or any number of other distractions, we’ve all been forced to relax a … Continue reading

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Short Story Month Feature: Breaking Right

As I kid, I always loved reading (and rereading) familiar stories. The age-old myths, legends and fables always seemed to be a comfort, but they were also a jumping-off point for creative reinterpretations and more modern themes. D.A. Lockhart’s debut … Continue reading

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On the Power and Pleasure of Reading Short Stories

For some reason I’ve been craving short stories lately. It’s really no wonder—I’ve been wrapped up in Alistair McLeod’s Island for the past few weeks. Without the time to sit down and read a novel start to finish, I’ve had … 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.