• North Dakota Resources for Writers

    Here you’ll find a collection of resources for writers in North Dakota, from conferences to local critique groups to literary magazines. If you’re looking for writing groups near you, writing workshops near you, creative writing classes near you, or simply a place to hang out with writers or submit your work, these are some North Dakota writing organizations you might want to check out:



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    Floodwall Magazine

    An international journal of literary fiction, poetry and criticism that works to serve both the writers it publishes and the literary community of the University of North Dakota.


    NDSU Center for Writers

    Free one-on-one writing consultations for faculty, staff, and alumni.


    North Dakota Quarterly

    A literary journal whose roots extend back to the early days of the University of North Dakota. Articles, fiction, essays and poetry.


    Read North Dakota

    A comprehensive resource to find books by North Dakotans,  those about the state and its people, and notices about statewide literary events.


    Red River Valley Writing Project

    A local site of the National Writing Project, the RRVWP brings together teachers in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota to learn about the teaching of writing.


    UND Writers Conference

    An annual and free conference bringing together writers and readers from around the nation.


    UND Writing Center

    A place for students, faculty and staff to talk about their work in progress with a writing consultant.


    Help us add to this list, North Dakotans! Do you know of writing groups near you, writing workshops near you, creative writing classes near you, or a North Dakota literary journal we should be aware of? Let us know here