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Orin G. Libby Manuscript Collection > Literary

Kathie Anderson Papers: 1950-; North Dakota author, English and Journalism instructor

Maxwell Anderson Papers: 1888-1959; UND class of 1911, playwright and poet. Won Pulitizer Prize in 1933 and the New York Critics Circle Award in 1935 and 1936

Blackwood Press Publications: Small, independent press founded in Grand Forks in 2002. Main publication is a literary magazine entitled Dub

Lora Crouch Papers: 1907-1999; Correspondent with Vera Kelsey, author of Red River Runs North

Donald Dresden Papers: 1910-1982; UND Class of 1932, food critic for the Washington Post, and author of The Marquis de Mores: Emperor of the Bad Lands.

Louise Erdrich Papers: 1954-; author of books and poetry exploring Native American issues

Galen L. Geer Papers: Fiction and non-fiction writer, and editor of Soldier of Fortune, African Hunter, and Sporting Tales magazines. Won awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of American for Excellence in Craft in 2002 and 2003

Diane Glancy Papers: 1941-; Influential author of Cherokee and German descent

James Grassick Papers: 1850-1943; physician and author

Lyla Hoffine Papers:1897-1984; North Dakota author, teacher, Yellowstone-Missouri Confluence, Ft. Union Commissioner

Lydia Jackson Papers: 1902-1984; North Dakota Poet Laureate

Simon Johnson Papers: 1874-1970; Norwegian-American writer and newspaper editor, known as the "Prairie’s Author."

Rosanna Gutterud Johnsrud Papers:1912-; Norwegian-American playwright

Vera Kelsey Papers: 1892-1961; North Dakota Author

Kathy Coudle King Papers: Playwright and author; M.A. degree in English from UND in 1993

Stephen Shu Ning Liu Papers:1930-; Poet and graduate of the University of North Dakota - Ph.D in English, 1973

Thomas McGrath Papers: 1916-1990; North Dakota Poet

Sister Ellen Murphy Papers:1916-2004; Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Faculty member, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN, poet and short story writer

Elizabeth Oakland Papers: 1911-1996; Grand Forks area poet and writer

Agnes Plath Papers: Author of book on stamp collecting, entitled North Dakota Centennial on U.S. Philately

Prairie Wings: Publication highlighting North Dakota poets, 1936-1948

Scopcraeft Press Publications: Literary magazine published in Fargo and Grand Forks, beginning in 1966

The Shaft: 1935-1938; the first literary magazine on the University of North Dakota Campus. Featured the early work of Thomas McGrath, who contributed selections in 1936-1938

J.J. Somers Papers: 1865-?; poet who homesteaded in North Dakota in 1900. Much of his poetry has a North Dakota flavor

Lucy Johnston Sypher Papers: 1907-1990; UND Class of 1927 and author of children’s books set in Wales, North Dakota

Corbin A. Waldron Papers: 1899-1978; North Dakota Poet Laureate, 1957

Last Update: 19 October 2011

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