JAMESTOWN, ND (04/09/2024) University of Jamestown is thrilled to announce the spring launch of the 37th issue of Plainsong, a student-led literary and arts journal. This launch marks another milestone in the University’s commitment to fostering creativity and showcasing its students’ talents.

Plainsong, a publication run by students and faculty, is a platform for the University’s community and Northern Great Plains region to share creative works. The magazine features a diverse range of content, including poetry, short stories, essays, and visual arts from students, community members, and nationally recognized writers and artists.

The spring edition promises to be a vibrant collection of the University’s best creative minds.

“We are incredibly proud of our students, staff and faculty who have worked tirelessly to put together this edition of Plainsong,” said UJ Associate Professor of English & Theatre Arts, Aaron Cloyd, Ph.D. “Their dedication to promoting the arts within our community is truly inspiring. We can’t wait for everyone to see the amazing work they’ve done.”

The spring launch of Plainsong will be celebrated with readings and presentations by artists and writers featured in the publication including contributors Scot Loyd, Stephanie Jorritsma, Teagan Palmer, Casey Daigle, Troy Gunderson, and Megan Wahl. The event is free and open to the public and will take place on April 22, 2024, at 7 p.m. at The Arts Center, located at 115 2nd St. SW, Jamestown ND, 58401.

More information about Plainsong and how to submit work for the 2025 publication can be found at uj.edu/plainsong.