Submissions to the Quarterly

One of our great fears when North Dakota Quarterly went on brief sabbatical was that our contributors would forsake us and we’d lack for submissions. Happily, this was not the case, and our friends and supporters flocked to our new online submission platform and filled our queues with the good,


A sample from NDQ 85: Clay Matthew’s “clutch”: clutch at the transmission shop talking with an old man who tells me about his bad hip, the pipe that blew from his semi and knocked all his teeth out, his boy running a crotch rocket into a van, steel rods screwed

An NDQ Volume by its Cover

We’re getting closer and closer to NDQ 85 being ready. I will send back the final edits to our partners at University of Nebraska Press this morning and finalize the cover design. I think we’re far enough along now, though, to give our readers a sneak peak of the cover.

Blurbs, Russians, and Rhymes: A Protesting on Bended Knee Update with Eric Burin

It’s been about three months since The Digital Press published NDQ editorial board member’s Eric Burin’s edited volume, Protesting on Bended Knee: Race, Dissent, and Patriotism in 21st Century America. For most books three months is barely out of the gate, but in the rapidly changing political landscape surrounding the Colin Kaepernick protests

Coming Soon: North Dakota Quarterly 85

I’ve received a number of emails lately from contributors and from fans of the Quarterly asking about volume 85 (2018). The official answer from the editor’s desk is… “it’s getting there!” The entire volume is in production at our new publishing partner, the University of Nebraska Press. Here’s a sneak peek

Public Domain Day at North Dakota Quarterly

On January 1st, the public domain saw the first large-scale infusion of works since 1998. Any work published before 1924, now is in the U.S. public domain. This is an almost unprecedented catalogue of books, journals, films, and music has entered the public realm. This means that these works have been freed from almost all restrictions on

North Dakota Quarterly (and Friends) for the Holidays!

If you’re anything like me, the end of the year means frantic shopping for friends and loved ones and the search for meaningful gifts. I always look to give gifts that remain special and significant long after the holiday season is over.  SUBSCRIBE TO NDQ FOR THE HOLIDAYS! This year,

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