Category: UND Writers Conference

The University of North Dakota’s Writers Conference

The first week after spring break every year (well, at least for the last 49 years), is the University of North Dakota’s Writers Conference. It’s an annual gathering of writers and readers from around the world and around the state. This year’s theme is “Truth and Lies” which seems both intriguing and

Viet Thanh Nguyen at the UND Writers Conference

Sharon Carson As this year’s University of North Dakota Writers Conference kicks off with the theme “Citizen,” North Dakota Quarterly invites our readers to a remarkable novel: The Sympathizer, written in 2015 by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Nguyen will participate in a noon panel and give the first public reading of

The University of North Dakota Writers Conference

As winter struggles to give way to spring here on the Northern Plains, it means that it is time for the annual University of North Dakota Writers Conference. Started in 1970 as a gathering called the Southern Writers Conference of the Arts, the annual gathering of writers and readers has

The University of North Dakota Writers Conference

This week is the 47th annual UND Writers Conference. It gives us a chance here at North Dakota Quarterly headquarters to rub shoulders with some of our contributors and to meet some genuinely exceptional writers read their works and talk about the craft of writing. This year’s theme, “The Art

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