Through March 12: Writers Conference 101

2017-undwc-poster-emailUND Writers Conference 101  focuses on works by featured authors.

Please join us for discussions, which are held from 2 to 3 p.m. Sundays at the Grand Forks Public Library (conference room, unless otherwise noted) and are free and open to the public.


  • February 5: Selected poems by Mai Der Vang (discussion led by Sheila Liming) – completed
  • February 12: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Discussion led by Brian Schill)
  • February 19: “Whereas” by Layli Long Soldier (Discussion led by Crystal Alberts)
  • February 26: Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capó Crucet (Discussion led by David Haeselin)
  • March 5: On the art of Mario Ybarra, Jr. (Discussion led by Nicole Derenne)
  • March 12: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo (Discussion led by Rebecca Weaver-Hightower)

For more information go to or contact Crystal Alberts (