SD Festival of Books


Join us for the 20th annual South Dakota Festival of Books!
September 23-25, 2022 – Brookings, SD

The state’s premier literary event, the Festival celebrates literature in South Dakota and beyond by connecting the very best regional and national writers with our state’s readers for conversations, presentations, panel discussions, book signings, and special events.

Through workshops and craft talks offered by established authors and publishing professionals, it provides unique support for aspiring writers to craft and share their stories.

2022 Festival of Books Brought to You by:

  • 2022 Festival Premiers
    $40,000+

    National Endowment for the Humanities   Larson Family Foundation

  • 2022 Festival Producer
    $20,000+

    First Bank & Trust

  • 2022 Festival Presenters
    $10,000+

          SD Arts Council   Visit Brookings

  • 2022 Festival Partners
    $7,500+

    City of Brookings   Brass Family Foundation Washington Pavilion  Robert and Patricia Fishback Foundation  SDSU

  • 2022 Tribute Sponsors
    $5,000+

    Brookings Library & Friends of the Library    NHFCU    SD Public Broadcasting  Children's Museum  Brookings Register

  • 2022 Festival Donors
    $1,000+

    McCrory Gardens | South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum | South Dakota Art Museum | Craig & Della Tschetter

A special thanks to all of the donors and volunteers who support our programs!

EVENT SCHEDULE

Click a schedule image below to view the full-size, downloadable schedule.

Event details are subject to change. Refer to this website regularly for schedule updates, or stop by the SDHC Information Booth during Festival hours to view the Festival Updates Bulletin.

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Friday, Sept. 23

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Saturday, Sept. 24

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Young Readers Schedule Updated Young Readers Schedule Updated

Young Readers Schedule

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2022 EXHIBITORS

AUTHORS

The 2022 Exhibitors’ Hall is now full

To be added to a waiting list, please email festival@sdhumanities.org

Carol Blackford

Canby, MN

Becky Blue

Sioux Falls, SD

Brenda Donelan

Pierre, SD

Shirley Swier Jones

Sioux Falls, SD

Tammy Knudtson

Brookings, SD

Mary Mayer

Sioux Falls, SD

Dan McKittrick

Sioux Falls, SD

John Nemec

Midland, SD

Debra Pitton

Bloomington, MN

Greg Redlin

Vermillion, SD

Charles Rogers

Sioux Falls, SD

Angela Schmeling

Sioux Falls, SD

Ruby R. Wilson

Bruce, SD

BOOKSELLERS & PUBLISHERS

Center for Western Studies

Sioux Falls, SD

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Brookings, SD

Cosworth Publishing

Los Angeles, CA

Pathfinder ES, LLC

Rapid City, SD

Ellis Press, Plains Press & Spoon River Poetry Press

Marshall, MN

Saint Rita’s Amazing Traveling Bookstore

Eureka, MT

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum Press

Brookings, SD

South Dakota Art Museum

Brookings, SD

South Dakota Historical Society Press

Pierre, SD

University of Nebraska Press

Lincoln, NE

ORGANIZATIONS

Antiques & Art

Piedmont, SD

Booth Society

Spearfish, SD

Haiti Alive!

Tea, SD

Oak Lake Writers Society

Brookings, SD

OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)

Sioux Falls, SD

SDSU School of English and Interdisciplinary Studies

Brookings, SD

Siouxland Heritage Museums

Sioux Falls, SD

South Dakota Public Broadcasting

Sioux Falls, SD

South Dakota State Poetry Society

Seneca, SD

Western Writers of America

Encampment, WY
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Brookings, SD 57006
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