Category Archives: TNQ Out _ About

Save the date

The New Quarterly, as you may already know, is celebrating our 30th year in print. Given that TNQ HQ is fueled almost entirely by sugary treats, we decided that we need to throw a birthday party for the magazine—with cake, of course! Please mark November 23, 6:30-9:30pm on your calendars. Details to come.

100 Thousand Poets For Change

Beverly Akerman, whose list story, “What I’ve Prayed For” was published in Issue 114 (and later in her collection, The Meaning Of Children), wrote to tell me about 100 Thousand Poets for Change. The event intrigued me, so I asked her to tell me, and you, more about it. Take it away Beverly… Though I’ve [...]

Hill, Book, and Bow, oh my!

The New Quarterly is celebrating The QuArc Issue this Sunday, September 25 at 4pm in the Arts _ Culture tent at Word On The Street Kitchener (in beautiful Victoria Park). Three of the many terrific QuArc writers will be reading from their work in the issue, talking about their writerly process and about how their [...]

The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Experience 2011

Periodically, TNQ takes field trips (if you count the amount of times we go out for lunch, you can swap “periodically” for “frequently”). On Sunday, September 18, we made our annual trip to the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival. Sunday was my first venture to this literary festival (I’m usually at the cottage for one last [...]

Mark your calendars

September is literary festival time for TNQ. If you live anywhere near Guelph, Ontario, venture to the tiny town of Eden Mills a mere 10 minutes away for the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival this Sunday, September 18, 12-5pm. We’ll have a table at publishers row, (beside our friends at Biblioasis Press, if we’re lucky). Eden [...]

What’s more Canlit than poetry in a canoe?

The Fish Quill Poetry Boat (organized by Coach House Books) is back on the Grand River this week. We can heartily recommend this event, since The New Quarterly joined last year‘s tour, as it passed under the West Montrose covered bridge. The poets then paddled downstream to the Gallery on the Grand, for a good-hearted [...]


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