Month: July 2016

Essay: Camping in a Brave New Wild

Stewart B. Shelley I don’t go camping anymore. The contents of a pamphlet proffered recently by an earnest young park ranger should explain why: The National Park Service (USNPS) welcomes you to Yosemite National Park. Enjoy your camping experience, and remember: this is bear country! In the event that you are awakened in


As our newest issue is heading out to subscribers, we have a few more bits of good news from NDQ headquarters. First, Wayne Harrison’s short story collection Wrench won the 2015 New American Fiction Prize and will be published in 2017. His story “Seasons of Doubt” is in this issue

New Issue: North Dakota Quarterly 83.2/3

Nancy Friese’s vibrant Lake Light watercolor on the front cover sets up the focus of this Spring/Summer issue of North Dakota Quarterly. You don’t need those big fat summertime reading lists. You are holding in your hands a wonderful collection of fiction, essays, and poems. The strangely haunting “Kindle and Scorch” by

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