At Floodwall, we believe that creative writing can bring people together and challenge us to see the world in new and different ways. In 2012, a group of graduate students in the English Department started Floodwall Vol. 1. They published five issues of fiction and poetry by incredibly talented writers as well as interviews with world famous authors. The amount of work these students did to bring the magazine to life was enormous, and they kept it going for as long as they were at UND.
We don't want to lose what they did - so after some years of inactivity, we've sprayed down "the wall" and revamped it with an eye toward our students. Creative writing is still at the center of Floodwall's mission, but in order to foster a literary community on our campus, we think it's important to share the work being done right here at UND. Floodwall has always been collaborative, and UND’s writers, artists, and editors will continue to build this literary tradition together, brick by brick, piece by piece. Now in its second iteration, in an effort to showcase a variety of creative works from all members of our student body, Floodwall Vol. 2 publishes fiction, poetry, nonfiction, photography, and digital art made by students at The University of North Dakota.