Month: October 2020

Fiction from Erin McIntosh: The Doll’s House

The autumn just feels more Gothic than other seasons (at least here in North Dakotaland). The days get shorter, the weather cooler and more abrupt, and the sun lower in the sky. To celebrate this annual turn, we decided to share another story from our forthcoming issue, NDQ 87.3/4. Erin McIntosh’s “The

Editor’s Note: Style as Story

We received news from our production partners at the University of Nebraska Press that NDQ 87.3/4 has gone to typesetting! With any luck the issue should appear by late-November and in time for holidays reading. The issue kicks off with an editor’s note from our fiction editor Gilad Elbom,  which we share below. Gilad has been

Paul Worley with Reginald Dwayne Betts, Roy G. Guzmán, Laila Lalami

Regular visitors to this blog know that NDQ is a big fan of the UND Writers Conference. In fact, last spring we had all the details in place to bring our poetry editor Paul Worley for a triumphal return to the Northern Plains to moderate a session at the Writers Conference

NDQ 87.3/4 Table of Contents

While we’ve been teasing issue 87.3/4 for quite some time now, I’m very pleased to release its table of contents. As with every NDQ it features a diverse collections of fiction, essay, reviews, and poetry. We’re also fortunate to have a series of prints from Marco Hernandez and an editor’s

New Poetry from John Grey: In The Hour Before Sunset

To celebrate sending issue 87.3/4 off to our publishing partners at the University of Nebraska, I wanted to give another preview of the volume.  Here’s John Grey’s latest contribution to the Quarterly. It’ll be the last poem in the issue and I always worry that it could get lost. To

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