Month: February 2021

Remembering Lawrence Ferlinghetti

As news and tributes to the poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti pour in from across the social media and the internet, NDQ thought it would be appropriate to recognize Ferlinghetti’s influence on  our little corner of the world. A good start would be the contribution by James McKenzie to our 2017 issue celebrating the Thomas McGrath centennial.

From the Archives: Starbuck and The Moon

Over the last few weeks, my colleagues in the history department have been preparing their offices for a move. We’re going to be located somewhere temporarily and then moved back into renovated offices in our current building. The new offices are going to smaller than the ones that we have

The Art of Marco Hernandez

In issue 87.3/4, NDQ was honored to feature ten prints from the artist Marco Hernandez. Hernandez’s work drew upon both his Mexican upbringing and his experiences in the United States as a Mexican-American. The print “Regando el Maiz y el Nopal” appeared on the cover of the Quarterly.  His work used his distinctive

Poem: Surviving Mardi Gras

It’s almost Lent in the western calendar, which means that Mardi Gras is less than two weeks away and the first installment of Ordinary Time will come to a close. It seemed an appropriate time to post Lane Chasek’s “Surviving Mardi Gras” in anticipation of this transformative season, but with a strong grounding in

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