Coming Soon: North Dakota Quarterly 85

I’ve received a number of emails lately from contributors and from fans of the Quarterly asking about volume 85 (2018).

The official answer from the editor’s desk is… “it’s getting there!”

The entire volume is in production at our new publishing partner, the University of Nebraska Press.

Here’s a sneak peek at the contents… with a little teaser at the end.

Table of Contents

William Caraher
Editor’s Note

Poetry: DS Malolalai
Dog day afternoon

Fiction: Judith Ford
Green Scarf

Poetry: Clay Matthews
elegy for hot wheels

Poetry: Ruhi Jiwani

Poetry: Steven Ray Smith
Make-do night

Fiction: Bill Gaythwaite

Poetry: Cindy Maresic
After Dark
late at night in the living room

Poetry: Jeff Friedman
How to Make It

Poetry: Al Nyhart

Non-Fiction: Anthony J. Mohr
Nixon for President

Poetry: John Grey
Death of a Famous Singer
From Her House to Death House

Poetry: George Looney
What Sorrow Lives In

Poetry: Elizabeth O’Brien
At the Museum with You

Fiction: Erin Jamieson
Post Zara

Poetry: Evan Anders
american idols
last of the polka dots

Poetry: Jane Odartey
Drop Above

Poetry: Aidan Coleman
Two Ultrasounds

Fiction: Matthew Ferrence
Fairleigh’s Hollow

Poetry: David Salner
Wyoming Pastoral
An Old Man Who Believed in Math

Poetry: Michael Pearce
The Good Fight

Poetry: Marjorie Power
Apartment Windows in January

Fiction: Paula Brown
The Paper Man

Poetry: William Cullen Jr.
For One Who Had Emphysema

Poetry: Robert Okaji
Not Enough, Too Much
February 6, 2018
Texas Flood

Poetry: Janna Knittel
Profane Elegy
Talking to My Mother on the Phone, Two and a Half Years After

Fiction: Jack Donahue
The Baptism

Poetry: Lauro Palomba
Is Not

Poetry: Jacob Kobina Ayiah Mensah
Strawberry Wine
Notes/ suggestions/ corrections
Relief, a Sculpture
Mid-August, Turtle Mountain

Poetry: John Walser
Chronoscope 126: The
moon, the closest orbit

Special Section: The Humanities in the Age of Austerity

Photography: Wyatt Atchley
Images of Austerity

Essay: Basil Rosa
Citizen Vova

Non-Fiction: Patrick Thomas Henry
Creative Writing in the Shadow of Austerity

Poetry: Pamela Parker
History and Prehistory: My Father’s Bureau Drawer

Non-Fiction: Melissa Gjellstad & Ryan Zerr
Faculty Navigating the Age of Austerity: Affirming Roles and Renewing Alliances

Non-Fiction: James Newhard
Beyond Apologetics: Restructuring the Humanities for an “Age of Austerity”

Poetry: Rick Watson

Non-Fiction: William Caraher
Humanities in the Age of Austerity: A Case Study from the University of North Dakota

33a The Rubble

2 Replies to “Coming Soon: North Dakota Quarterly 85”

  1. Sam Johnson says:

    Fantastic! Looking forward to it!


  2. Chuck Haga says:

    A noble and worthy undertaking.


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