Category: Photographs

On the Speed of Nostalgia

By W. Scott Olsen Just off Peoria Avenue and 11th street in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on a clear midsummer morning when the temperature is already 83 degrees and the forecast passes 100, a sign for Meadow Gold milk and ice cream holds to scaffolding atop a large brick shelter, an historical

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

Announcing Micah Bloom’s Codex

In the spirit of collaboration, North Dakota Quarterly is pleased to share in the excitement surrounding the release of Micah Bloom’s Codex from The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota. Micah Bloom’s Codex examines the fate of books in the aftermath of the 2011 Minot flood. It is an ambitious

Yusuf Eradam / My Life=A Haiku: The Transnational Eco-Ecesis of an Anatolian Boy via Creativity in the Age of the Anthropocene

My Life=A Haiku: The Transnational Eco-Ecesis of an Anatolian Boy via Creativity in the Age of the Anthropocene (published in NDQ 84.1/2) Yusuf Eradam          PDF To my late cats Minnosh, Poe Yavri Mou, and the present ones Raki and Sharab If you understand others, you have

Marc-Antoine Frébutte / Balkan Beats: Migrations, Stories, and Memories

Balkan Beats: Migrations, Stories, and Memories (published in NDQ 84.1/2) Marc-Antoine Frébutte               PDF 1. Preface Since the refugee crisis began in the summer of 2015, hundreds of thousands of refugees have crossed the Middle East and the Balkans on their way to Northern and Western Europe

The Oceti Sakowin Camp

On Sunday, November 13, 2016, North Dakota Quarterly Art Editor Lucy Ganje visited the Oceti Sakowin Camp, which is the main camp for tribal efforts to stop the DAPL pipeline construction across the Missouri River in North Dakota.  These images show just a glimpse of the camp, which houses thousands

Before the Breaking Wave: The Duluth North Pier Lighthouse

By W. Scott Olsen  Monday, December 14, 2015 I had expected a sound. Something deep, low frequency, something earth-core and knee shaking. Something heavy. Something I would feel in my teeth. Something dangerous, threatening, pressing. There was a storm on Lake Superior. Gale warning. The waves had grown large and

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