Month: May 2021

The Day the Sun Didn’t Rise

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer which for many people means long warm days and outdoor gatherings and activities. It also means added risks that come with summer weather especially amplified by the vagaries of climate change. Katrin Arefy’s essay from NDQ 88.1/2,  “The Day the Sun Didn’t

COVID and the NDQ Cover

A number of readers and subscribers have asked about issue 88.1/2. It should be coursing its way to your post box even as we speak. It features on the cover works from a crowd-sourced letterpress project developed by our Art Editor, Ryan Stander. It is as our a COVID project as you

Looking fo some weekend reading?

Look no further than our friends at The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota! This week, they published Backstories: The Kitchen Table Talk Cookbook edited by Cynthia C. Prescott and Maureen S. Thompson. This innovative book brings together over 60 contribution that range from scholarly essays, reflections, stories, and most

Kelvin Kellman’s Black Woman

Every now and then an author reaches out to the Quarterly and asks that we share their work on our website. While it’s impossible to share every author’s work, this almost always nudges me back to look at an author’s contribution again. Last week, Kelvin Kellman reached out about his poem

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