The 49th annual University of North Dakota Writers Conference was held from March 21 to March 23 on the University of North Dakota campus in Grand Forks, North Dakota. This year’s theme was “Truth and Lies.” The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as panel discussions and readings. Participating writers included poets Molly McCully Brown and Ocean Vuong, fiction writer Marlon James, and nonfiction writers David Grann and Lauren Markham. Workshop space was limited to twenty participants; registration was first come, first served. Lodging was available for discounted rates at nearby hotels. Visit the website for more information.
University of North Dakota Writers Conference, English Department, 276 Centennial Drive, 110 Merrifield, Stop 7209, Grand Forks, ND 58202. (701) 777-2393. Crystal Alberts, Director.