AWARDS

2017


book photoPalookaville by Tom Smart  

Tom Smart’s Palookaville: Seth and the Art of Graphic Autobiography examines the construction self-identity and the wafer-thin distinction between fiction and autobiography in Canadian cartoonist Seth’s Palookaville series of graphic novels.


prize

2017—ForeWord Indies Book Award,
Long-listed



book photoThe Art of P. K. Irwin by Michèle Rackham Hall  

P. K. Page—the celebrated poet—was also a gifted visual artist working under her married name, P. K. Irwin. The Art of P. K. Irwin charts the evolution in her art, detailing an expansive range of artistic influences, from the geographical and temporal, to the poetic, artistic and spiritual.


prize

2017—ForeWord Indies Book Award,
Long-listed



book photoMetamorphadox by Jarrett Heckbert  

Jarrett Heckbert’s Metamorphadox is a wordless novel in which wood engravings tell a story of the perils of technological mediation to the ever-evolving human existence.


prize

2017—ForeWord Indies Book Award,
Long-listed



book photoStrike Anywhere by Michael Lista  

As Michael Lista is quick to point out, being a critic can be dangerous for your career. In his collection of essays, Strike Anywhere, he bravely takes on the inherently contradictory nature of artistic expression and tackles the moral and artistic implications of boob tube blockbusters, all while attempting to answer the age-old question: Why does poetry suck?


prize

2017—ForeWord Indies Book Award,
Long-listed



book photoThe Essential D. G. Jones by D. G. Jones  

In The Essential D. G. Jones, volume editor Jim Johnstone presents a selection of the most important writings of Douglas Gordon Jones, one of the few of Canada’s great lyric poets to expertly straddle the line between the modern and postmodern era.


prize

2017—ForeWord Indies Book Award,
Long-listed

prize

2016—Alcuin Award for Excellence in Book Design,
Commended


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.

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