Category: Books

North Dakota Quarterly Congratulates….

North Dakota Quarterly congratulates editorial board member Eric Burin for his new edited volume, Protesting on Bended Knee: Race, Dissent, and Patriotism in 21st Century America which also featured a contribution from NDQ editor Sharon Carson. The book considers Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling protests in their historical, political, social, racial, and ethical contexts

What books would you ban for Banned Book Week?

The last week of September is Banned Books Week and the good folks at the American Library Association bring attention to banned and challenged books! It’s a great cause and one that deserves to be taken seriously. Of course, like all serious things, it deserves to be poked at a

We’re Moving

North Dakota Quarterly is moving a few doors down in historic Merrifield Hall on the lovely campus of the University of North Dakota. As a result, I’m sitting in an office full of boxes and empty bookshelves. In fact, most of my job as editor of North Dakota Quarterly has

This Humble Vessel Called Earth

“Earth may be considered as a small spaceship with limited supplies or resources revolving around the sun with the human race as the crew and the United States and other highly developed nations as the officers. The entire crew is responsible for those actions which modify the ship’s condition, i.e.

Philip Roth (1933-2018)

Indignation fills the hearts of all our countrymen by Adam Kitzes   I am not in the habit of fashioning headstones for writers on the occasion of their passing, but in the case of Philip Roth, this one line of his stands out for consideration. It made its appearance in

Snichimal Vayuchil

Last fall, Snichimal Vayuchil or Flowery Dream, a collection of translated Tsotsil Mayan poems edited and translated by Paul Worley became the first North Dakota Quarterly Supplement. The plan was for it to be a digital download, but after the success of download, we decided to expand the content a bit and include

Wayside Sacraments: Some Free Beauty from Ryan Stander

Ryan Stander is North Dakota Quarterly’s new art editor and to celebrate this, we’ve convinced him to share a little gaggle of his photographs from his instagram feed. Ryan hails from Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota. His work (in his own words!): “explores the reciprocal relationship between humanity

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