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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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From Far and Wide: Reading Across the Country with PQL for Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day, Quill friends! We hope you’re enjoying a relaxing day off under sunny skies, wherever you may be. And if you wanted to add a book to the equation, well, we certainly wouldn’t say no. In celebration of … 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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From the Vault: Great Books That Will Strike a Note for Music Lovers

One of our specialties at PQL is to publish books that demonstrate the convergence of art forms. For the most part, we’ve been successful at marrying visual art and storytelling, but a subset of our books take a more musical route. Read on for a few reading recommendations sure to please the musically inclined. Continue reading

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Literary Tater Tots and Other Happy Accidents, or, News for March at the Porcupine’s Quill

I accidentally bought cheese-flavoured tater tots last week. I won’t bore you with the details of how this accident came about, but suffice it to say that it happened and I need to talk about it. This accidental purchase is … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 21 Feb 2020

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. These creative little “book nook” shelf inserts are basically like jewellery for your bookshelf. Imagine … 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.