Brian Bartlett @ Wordfeast

Word Feast

Brian Bartlett will be taking part in a fascinating event entitled "Poems Past: Reclaiming our lost literary mothers" as part of Word Feast: Fredericton's Literary Festival. Brian will discuss the literary legacy of Dorothy Roberts, and read from his selection of her work, The Essential Dorothy Roberts. He will also take part in a panel discussion on the topic of literary mothers moderated by CBC's Colleen Kitts-Goguen and featuring Sina Queyras.

When: Saturday, September 22, 2018, 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Westminster Books, 445 King St., Fredericton, NB

For more information, visit the Word Feast event listing.

PQL @ Word on the Street Toronto

Word on the Street Toronto

We're baaaack! The Porcupine's Quill will be exhibiting once again this year at Toronto's Word on the Street Book and Magazine Festival. There's a full schedules of readings and speakers, plus, don't forget to visit all the tables stocked with wonderful Can Lit. We'll be sure to bring a nice selection of PQL books for your reading pleasure, so stop by table 403.

When: Sunday, September 23, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W., Toronto, ON

For more information, visit the Word on the Street website.

Lori Cayer @ Thin Air Winnipeg

Thin Air Winnipeg

Lori Cayer be reading from her poetry collection Mrs Romanov as part of Thin Air, the Winnipeg International Writers Festival. She'll be taking part in the "Where in the World" event, which deals with history, geography and the imagination in creative writing along with Caity Curtis & Stephen Sim, Grant Buday, Maria Mutch, Stephen Henighan and Tristan Hughes

When: Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Manitoba Theatre for Young People, 2 Forks Market Rd., Winnipeg, MB
Admission: Admission $12/$10 pass

For more information, visit the Thin Air website.

PQL @ Baltimore Book Festival

Baltimore Book Festival

Porcupette Steph will be on hand selling books at the Baltimore Book Festival! The festival, which features readings, signings, workshops, and a ton of exhibitors, runs September 28 to 30 in Baltimore's beautiful Inner Harbor. Be sure to stop by our table and check out our recent releases.

When: Friday, September 28 - Sunday, September 30, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

For more information, visit the Baltimore Book Festival website.

Shane Neilson, Jeffery Donaldson and Jim Johnstone @ Petitcodiac Public Library

New Brunswick Public Library

Three talented Quill friends will be doing a small tour together in New Brunswick! Shane Neilson (Dysphoria), Jeffery Donaldson (Fluke Print) and Jim Johnstone (The Essential D. G. Jones) will be reading at the Petitcodiac Public Library on September 28. They will be joined by host Danny Jacobs.

When: Friday, September 28, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Petitcodiac Public Library 6 Kay Street, Petitcodiac, NB

Shane Neilson, Jeffery Donaldson and Jim Johnstone @ Attic Owl Reading Series

Attic Owl Reading Series

Next, Shane, Jeffery and Jim will be participating in the Attic Owl Reading Series in Moncton. The event will be hosted by Kayla Geitzler and will feature a musical guest to keep things fun and interesting!

When: Friday, September 28, 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Café C'est La Vie, 785 Main St., Moncton, NB

Jeffery Donaldson and Wayne Clifford @ UNB Poetry Weekend

UNB Poetry Weekend

Jeffery Donaldson will be participating in two readings at UNB's annual Poetry Weekend on September 29 and 30. He'll be reading some poems from his fantastic collection Fluke Print. Wayne Clifford will be participating as well, with his masterful sonnets from The Exile's Papers They'll be joined by Quill friend Jim Johnstone.

When: Saturday, September 29 - Sunday, September 30, 2018, times TBA
Where: Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB

PQL @ Howard Iron Works Print Expo & Fair

Howard Iron Works Print Expo and Fair

Come one, come all to the Howard Iron Works Print Expo & Fair in Oakville! Visit the hands-on print museum, check out the live printing and book binding demos and, of course, shop the book arts fair! We'll be there with a selection of PQL titles for your reading pleasure.

When: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Howard Iron Works Printing Museum, 800 Westgate Rd., Oakville, ON

For more information, visit the Howard Iron Works website.

Gerard Brender à Brandis @ Gallery Stratford

Gallery Stratford

Gerard Brender à Brandis, artist of A Gathering of Flowers from Shakespeare will be exhibiting images from his collection at Gallery Stratford. Check out his beautiful botanical engravings at Gallery Stratford!

When: Friday, July 20, 2018 - Sunday, September 30, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, July 20, 2018, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Artist's Talk: Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
Where: Gallery Stratford, 54 Romeo St. S., Stratford, ON

For more information, visit the Gallery Stratford website.

Jeffery Donaldson and Jim Johnstone @ Lorenzo Reading Series

Lorenzo Reading Series

Fluke Print author Jeffery Donaldson and Quill friend Jim Johnstone will be wrapping up their readings in New Brunswick with the Lorenzo Reading Series on October 1. Stop by the Whitebone Lounge at the UNB Saint John Campus to say hi!

When: Monday, October 1, 2018, time TBA
Where: Whitebone Lounge, University of New Brunswick Saint John Campus, Saint John, NB

For more information, visit the Lorenzo Reading Series website.

Richard Teleky @ The Arts and Letters Club

The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto

Richard Teleky, author of the delightful and insightful book, Ordinary Paradise will take part in a "Literary Table" event at the Arts and Letters Club in Toronto. Be sure to catch this talented author in an inspiring artistic setting.

When: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Where: The Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm St., Toronto, ON

Jeffery Donaldson and Shane Neilson @ McMaster Centre for Continuing Education

McMaster Centre for Continuing Education

Jeffery Donaldson will be participating in a panel discussion regarding dis/ability. He, along with Ally Fleming and Shane Neilson will read from their work and talk about participating in artistic communities as non-neurotypical artists and Fiona Kinsella will share art related to dis/ability in the city. The event Dusty Micale and the ArtPop Ensemble will perform. The event will be hosted by Shane Neilson and Paul Lisson and is part of CCENA's Long Table Series.

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: McMaster Centre for Continuing Education, 1 James St. N., Hamilton, ON

PQL @ BOUND Book Arts Fair

Bound Book Arts Fair at the Arts and Letters Club

The Porcupine's Quill is pleased to have a spot at the second annual BOUND Book Arts Fair! You'll love the venue—the beautiful Arts & Letters Club in Toronto—as well as the plethora of bookish treats to peruse and purchase. Get your holiday shopping done for all the book lovers on your list!

When: Sunday, December 9, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Arts & Letters Club of Toronto, 14 Elm St., Toronto, ON

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.