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Quill & Quire Magazine MAY 2016 Back Issue

View Reviews   |   Write Review Quill & Quire is celebrating 80 years as Canada’s magazine of book news and reviews. Quill & Quire is enjoyed ten times each year by publishing trade professionals, authors, editors, library professionals and avid readers. Quill & Quire delivers in-depth publishing industry news, trends, analysis, highly-respected book reviews and entertaining author profiles. With the fast-paced growth of the eBook sector, it has never been a better time to stay on top of all the changes in book publishing

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Quill & Quire  |  MAY 2016  


Graphic novelist Michel Rabagliati puts his popular character on the shelf – at
least for now.

Plus, reviews of new books by David Adams Richards, Carmen Aguirre and Dany Vyleta.



Quill & Quire is celebrating 80 years as Canada’s magazine of book news and reviews. Quill & Quire is enjoyed ten times each year by publishing trade professionals, authors, editors, library professionals and avid readers. Quill & Quire delivers in-depth publishing industry news, trends, analysis, highly-respected book reviews and entertaining author profiles. With the fast-paced growth of the eBook sector, it has never been a better time to stay on top of all the changes in book publishing
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Xcellent read, but I am a publisher and have not managed to get anyone’s interest in my titles. They are favourably reviewed elsewhere but I never hear from you, despite info releases and samples. Hope that changes one day. Lorene at Durvile Publications Reviewed March 11, 2020

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Below is a selection of articles in Quill & Quire MAY 2016.

Contributors This month, Laura Kenins interviews graphic novelist Julie Doucet, who recently published her first book in a decade. Laura is a writer and comic artist based in Halifax, and has written for The Coa...
The inevitability of change ATWOOD, COHEN, Ondaatje, Mistry, Urquhart. While many of Ellen Seligman’s authors don’t require first-name introductions, it is the curse of the book editor to toil away behind the scenes. That’s wh...
Philosophical horror story Iain Reid explores new territory in his debut work of fiction, I’m Thinking of Ending Things PROFILE ILLUSTRATION BY RACHEL IDZERDA Iain Reid wanted his first novel to be uncomfortable – uncomfortabl...
Best of times, Worst of times Best U.S. President Barack Obama penned the introduction to the new volume of Charles Schulz’s Complete Peanuts. History will judge whether his was a kite-eating-tree presidency or a beagle-dancing-o...
Blind ambition ILLUSTRATION BY EVAN MUNDAY Brian Francis (brian-francis.com) is the author of Natural Order and Fruit. He teaches creative writing as part of the International Festival of Authors. AGONY EDITOR Dear...
Guiding light NEWS PHOTOGRAPH BY IAN CRYSLER Ellen Seligman, the iconic editor and publisher of McClelland & Stewart, who died of undisclosed causes on March 25, embodied CanLit. Her influence was pervasive, t...

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