One of the first things that I did when I became editor of North Dakota Quarterly (after putting about 20,000 back issues in boxes) was to chat with my old friend Crystal Alberts. I don’t remember which of us had the idea for a special section on the late William
When I’m not wearing my NDQ‘s editor hat (it’s not a real hat), I’m a field archaeologist who works in Greece and Cyprus. In fact, right now, I’m writing from an apartment on Cyprus preparing for a day studying Roman and Late Roman pottery. George Fragopoulos’s two poems spoke to
From the pages of NDQ 86.1/2, Ronna Wineberg’s story, “Double Helix” offers an engaging glimpse of a woman overcoming her past. The story is perfect for a reflective early summer afternoon. NDQ relies on our outstanding contributors, editors, and subscribers to thrive. Please consider submitting to NDQ, subscribing, or downloading our previous volume. For more from
It is a pleasure to share more poetry from NDQ 86.1/2 which should be arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes even as we speak! This week Danielle Hale offers a deeply personal reflection in her poem “A Prayer for my Christian Father.” For more content from NDQ 86.1/2 click here, or, better
We are very pleased to feature three poems from Eric Greinke in the forthcoming issue of NDQ 86.1/2 (2019). They’re vivid and emotionally demanding in confronting pressing issues of climate change, poverty, and inequality in a personal and intimate way. NDQ relies on our outstanding contributors, editors, and subscribers to
Issue 86.1/2 has gone to the printers and we’re pretty happy to share the table of contents with you. The volume has a bit of everything: 5 short stories, 6 non-fiction pieces, and 51 poems, plus a section guest edited by Crystal Alberts on Bill Gass. The contributors range from young poets
This morning I sent in the last edits to the page proofs for NDQ 86.1/2 (2019). This is a pretty exciting thing because this issue marks our full partnership with the University of Nebraska Press. This means that individuals can subscribe to via UNP’s new web portal and buy (at least one) back issues.