The 50th annual University of North Dakota Writers Conference will be held from March 20 to March 22 on the University of North Dakota campus in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as panel discussions and readings. Participating writers include poets Heid E. Erdrich and Sally Wen Mao, fiction writers Kiese Laymon and Tommy Orange, and nonfiction writer Sarah Smarsh. The conference is free, but workshop space is limited to twenty participants; registration is first come, first served. Lodging is 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.