March 21-23: 49th annual Writers Conference

writers-conference-2018The University of North Dakota Writers conference is pleased to announce the line-up for the 49th Annual UND Writers Conference, “Truth & Lies,” which is slated to take place March 21-23, 2018 on campus at the Memorial Student Union (free parking is available).

Among the authors for the 2018 UND Writers Conference is David Grann — best-selling author of The Lost City of Z and Killers of the Flower Moon —this year’s selection for Greater Grand Forks Reads (now in its second year). Other participants include 2015 Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James, high school educator and non-fiction writer Lauren Markham, 2016 Whiting Fellow and poet, Ocean Vuong, award-winning poet, essayist, and former John and Renée Grisham fellow, Molly McCully Brown, and renowned multidisciplinary artist Nicholas Galanin (Yéil Ya-Tseen).

Books by this year’s UND Writers Conference authors are currently available at the UND Campus Bookstore, the Grand Forks Public Library, the Chester Fritz Library, and elsewhere.

For a complete list of the authors, their works and additional Conference information go to