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Heid Erdrich

Heid Erdrich

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

March 26, 2019

This week saw the 50th Annual UND Writers Conference, a three-day event featuring panels and public readings by six talented writers of all different backgrounds. One such writer who was hosted by the event was a North Dakota local, Heid Erdrich.   Erdrich is well-known for her published coll...

Valley Voices speak during 48th annual Writers Conference

The 2017 UND Writers Conference included events such as readings by authors, question and answer sessions (pictured), guest panels, workshops and other activities. Photo courtesy of Sheila Liming.

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

For the fourth consecutive year in a row, the Voices of the Valley (VOTV) have participated in the annual Writers Conference. This years theme for the conference was “Citizen,” and the writers associated with VOTV decided to focus their pieces on the 20th anniversary of the Grand Forks flood of 19...

“Citizen” discussion

English associate professor Crystal Alberts poses a question to author Brian Greene during the 2016 UND Writer's Conference at the Memorial Union ballroom. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Matt Eidson, News Editor

January 31, 2017

Continuing a 47-year tradition, the University of North Dakota is set to kick off the 2017 Writers Conference on March 22. This year’s Writers Conference is in good hands. Crystal Alberts, Associate Professor of English at UND, has played a part in directing the conference since 2010. Alberts makes...

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