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Always Now   by Margaret Avison
`Margaret Avison is a national treasure. For many decades she has forged a way to write, against the grain, some of the most humane, sweet and profound poetry of our time.' (judges' citation, on presenting the 2003 Griffin Prize for Poetry)


Ian McGillis's novel A Tourist's Guide to Glengarry was shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, 2003.

Go to our Author Index page for links to books
by these authors from our Fall, 2002 list.


Many PQL authors publish first with us and then go on to fame and fortune elsewhere. Our new `Alumni' page celebrates the success of some of our recent `graduates'.

[Three Grave Sirs]

Five Collections of Wood engravings by Wesley W Bates, G. Brender à Brandis and George A Walker

You are the 85044th  person to visit us since August 22, 1997. 

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