Month: November 2021

The Poems of Mallory Nygard: Thanksgiving, 1993 and Preservation

In the US, we celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday. For many people its a nice holiday to get together with family, watch some sports on TV, and over indulge.  For other such as Mallory Nygard, it has another significance, which I’ll let an savvy reader sort out from her poem “Thanksgiving,

Poetry from Bonnie Larson Staiger

Every now and then we have the privilege of sharing good news from one our authors and this is one of those nows and thens. We are excited to congratulate Bonnie Larson Staiger on the publication of her latest volume of poetry, In Plains Sight, by our friends in Fargo at

Cover for NDQ 88.3/4

Today I’ll turn my attention to the final steps in preparing North Dakota Quarterly for publication. At this point of the process most of the heavy lifting has been done by our publishing partners at the University of Nebraska Press, but my contributors have eagerly completed reviewing their final proofs, and I simply

From the Archives: Fiction from Bábara Mújica

Every now and then someone points me in the direction of something from NDQ’s vast archive. A couple weeks ago, Kate Sweney our long-serving (and now retired) managing editor and current editorial board member mentioned a story by Bábara Mújica from NDQ 65.2 (1998) titled “How José Ignacio Maria de Jesús San Juan e

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