Month: November 2020

Poetry from Craig Santos Perez

One of my favorite poems in the forthcoming issue of NDQ (87/3/4) is Craig Santos Perez’s “from aerial roots [off-island chamorros]”. Part of what makes this poem so intriguing and exciting to me is the structure of the lines and their arrangement which really works much better in the print version of the Quarterly.

Judging an Issue by its Cover

The great thing about a journal with as much history at North Dakota Quarterly is that its past is a constant inspiration. For the cover 87.3/4, our publishing partners at the University of Nebraska Press decided to kick it olde skool with a design that would have looked at home on a

A Musical Interlude

Bill Caraher | There’s a lot going on these days. From the slow churn of election results to the rapid increase in COVID cases, every day feels syncopated with moments of stress and hope. It’s exhausting. I often find some peace in music and thought that I should share some of the more recent

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