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Critical Cinematography for Fun and Profit, or, News for May at the Porcupine’s Quill

As you know, I have a deep and abiding love for stories of all sorts, and while my preferred way to consume said stories is (unsurprisingly) book format, I’m not too proud to admit that I am also be a fan of screen-based storytelling. At the best of times, I’m an indifferent TV-watcher, but these are most assuredly not the best of times, so I have been more frequently availing myself of the old boob tube of an evening. (Mostly to watch really mindless British reality TV I shamelessly call “crap telly”. Don’t judge me.) 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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Road Trip Reads: The Best Books to Take on your Travels

There’s something about those long summer days that makes me want to go adventuring. Whether it’s getting lost in the imaginary escapades of a good book, or packing up the car and setting out on the highway, the clear blue … Continue reading

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Reading guides

Often I find myself stuck at school or on a bus where I can’t pull my laptop out and start work on onix feeds or Google AdWords – there might be no internet connection, which just means I’ll have to … 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.