Take A Trip Around The World With Poet Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie

As part of Women’s History Month, Concordia College will be featuring poet, educator, and performer Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie at the Knutson Campus Center at 7:00pm this Tuesday the 11th.   Then on Wednesday the 12th, she will be at Minnesota State University Moorhead for a tea social, which will be hosted by the Campus Feminist…
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Two Chances Left To Take Part In Paws For Reading At Fargo Public Library

For any animal-loving elementary school children who need more motivation to read, the Fargo Public Library offers Paws for Reading, a program where children read out loud to trained therapy dogs. Starting back in September, this event has been held the second Saturday of each month.   Now there are two last sessions remaining: one…
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Barn Stripping And Other Stories By Andrew J. Olson

Author Andrew J. Olson, whose work has previously appeared in several journals such as Red Weather and The Monarch Review, grew up in Brandon, MN before receiving his MFA at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Though he now lives in Oklahoma, Olson pays homage to the rural Midwest with Barn Stripping and Other Stories, a collection…
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Writer’s Ink Holds An Open-mic Poetry Night At MSUM

Back in November of 2012, a trio of students—Lyle Jorgenson, Desiree Miller, and Molly Christenson—founded Writer’s Ink, a writer’s club at Minnesota State University Moorhead that meets weekly for workshops, discussion, and promotion of their local writing community.   “We felt that campus needed a friendly atmosphere,” Jorgenson says, “where writers of any skill level…
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The Alphabet Not Unlike The World By Katrina Vandenberg

With The Alphabet Not Like the World, Katrina Vandenberg demonstrates her love of language in a series of experimental free-verse poems, containing themes ranging from adolescence, marriage, and dysfunctional relationships to broader themes such as the wonders of travel and the history of civilization; as well as some poems that defy easy description and categorization.…
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