The Porcupine’s Quill is an artisanal publisher that values the art and craft of the book, both in content and in form. Our mandate is to preserve the culture of the printed word by using our expertise in the art of 20th-century offset printing technology to create quality books that look and feel like 19th-century letterpress products. We specialize in Canadian art and design, book history, memoirs and selectively acquired collections of poetry and fiction from edgy new authors as well as pillars of the canon.

NEW! Fall 2018 Releases

Mrs Romanov Mrs Romanov
Lori Cayer
ISBN 9780889844179
Overtime Overtime
Karl Kessler and Sunshine Chen
ISBN 9780889844155
The Essential Charles Bruce The Essential Charles Bruce
selected by Carmine Starnino
ISBN 9780889844162
Beyond Walls Beyond Walls
Peter Jobin
ISBN 9780889844186
The House on Major Street The House on Major Street
Leon Rooke
ISBN 9780889844193

Spring 2018 Releases

The Essential Dorothy Roberts The Essential Dorothy Roberts
selected by Brian Bartlett
ISBN 9780889844100
See What I'm Saying? See What I'm Saying?
Jim Westergard
ISBN 9780889844124
Fluke Print Fluke Print
Jeffery Donaldson
ISBN 9780889844117
The Rising Tide The Rising Tide
Mark Frutkin
ISBN 9780889844148
Jan in 35 Pieces Jan in 35 Pieces
Ian Hampton
ISBN 9780889844131

Fall 2017 Releases

The Essential John Reibetanz The Essential John Reibetanz
selected by Jeffery Donaldson
ISBN 9780889844063
Pictographs Pictographs
James Simon
ISBN 9780889844056
The Gamekeeper The Gamekeeper
Michael Harris
ISBN 9780889844070
Triptych Triptych
P. K. Page
ISBN 9780889844087
Ordinary Paradise Ordinary Paradise
Richard Teleky
ISBN 9780889844094

Spring 2017 Releases

The Essential Jay Macpherson The Essential Jay Macpherson
selected by Melissa Dalgleish
ISBN 9780889844018
The Museum of Possibilities The Museum of Possibilities
Barbara Sibbald
ISBN 9780889844001
Dysphoria Dysphoria
Shane Neilson
ISBN 9780889844025
Plastic Plastic
Margaret Gracie
ISBN 9780889844049
Daddy Hall Daddy Hall
Tony Miller
ISBN 9780889844032

More to Explore

Ordinary Paradise Handmade in Wellington County

The Essential Poets Series


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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