STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Week 8 Awesome Authors
Awesome Authors is a summer school creative writing class offered, by the Grand Forks Public School District. Laura Knox teaches the class, for students in Kindergarten through Second Grade. Class mem... Posted on 9/16/13 at 10:07 AM
THE DULLUM FILE The Fifth Assassin
We're going to be talking soon on WDAZ News @5 with New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer about his new thriller The Fifth Assassin.
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OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Pain, Desertion and the Letters of Famous Persons
Think your office chair is uncomfortable?
Would you like to sit on a cactus, sharpened pencils (pointed rumpwards), melted cheese, a steel beanbag, or a bench specifically designed to be uncomfortable... Posted on 10/14/09 at 11:00 PM
The UND Writers Conference has hosted some big-name authors in its 44 years, but perhaps none bigger than playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner, who on Friday will share perspectives on his work, including some of America’s best-known plays and films.
North Dakota legislator and author Eliot Glassheim said he was feeling frustrated with what he was hearing on some radio talk shows when he began research for his latest book, “Sweet Land of Decency: America’s Quest for a More Perfect Union.”
Gore Vidal, the author, playwright, politician and commentator whose novels, essays, plays and opinions were stamped by his immodest wit and unconventional wisdom, died Tuesday at age 86, his nephew said.
Andrew Dalton and Hillel Italie
, August 01, 2012
Maurice Sendak didn't think of himself as a children's author, but as an author who told the truth about childhood. Sendak, who died early Tuesday in Danbury, Conn., at age 83, four days after suffering a stroke, revolutionized children's books and how we think about childhood simply by leaving in what so many writers before had excluded.
Minnesotan William Kent Krueger, author of “Northwest Angle” and other Cork O’Connor mysteries, and three other Atria Books authors are embarking on the Great Mystery Bus Tour that will arrive Monday in Minnesota.
Former North Dakota U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan is a co-author of a new 'eco-thriller' novel, "Blowout," that details a fictional attempt to sabotage alternative energy development in western North Dakota. For Dorgan, an author of two non-fiction books, it is his first novel.
The author of mega-selling "Harry Potter" series has an agreement with Little, Brown in the United States and Britain to publish her first novels for grownups. The title, release date and details about the novel, long rumored, were not announced today.
For decades, a mysterious man left a three roses and cognac on Edgar Allan Poe's grave to mark the anniversary of the writer's birth. But after the visitor, dubbed the "Poe Toaster," failed to appear two years in a row, Poe fans are planning one last vigil this week before calling an end to the annual Jan. 19 tradition.
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