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South Dakota Festival of Books
Brookings and Sioux Falls
September 20-23, 2018
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“I'm really looking forward to being there. It's one of my favorite book festivals in the country.”
- Author Heid Erdrich

Thank you to our sponsors:

2017 Festival Presenting Partners

$20,000+
  1. National Endowment for the Humanities logo
  2. AWC Family Foundation logo
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2017 Festival Presenting Partners

$10,000+
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2017 Festival Tribute Sponsors

$5,000+
  1. Brass Family Foundation
  2. First Bank and Trust logo
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  4. South Dakota Public Broadcasting logo
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2017 Endowment Legacy Sponsor

$75,000+
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2017 Endowment Donors

$5,000+
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2017 Young Readers 1:1 Challenge Match

$50,000+
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2017 Young Readers 1:1 Challenge Match

$15,000+
  1. South Dakota Community Foundation logo

2017 Young Readers 1:1 Challenge Match

$10,000+
  1. Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation logo
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2017 Young Readers 1:1 Challenge Match

$5,000+
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2017 Donors

$2,500+

Avera YR | Sandra Brannan

*indicates endowment, YR indicates Young Reader initiative

2017 Donors

$1,000+

The Ament Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management | Anonymous | Sheryl & Terry Baloun YR | Black Hills Energy | Books-A-Million | Dakota West Books (David Strain) | Tom & Sherry DeBoer | Pete & Jacqualyn Fuller YR | Mildred K. Hugghins YR | Dr. Han & Bang Kim Donor Advised Fund at the South Dakota State University Foundation YR | Dan & Arlene Kirby YR | Jason & Tatum McEntee YR | James & Kathy McMahon* | John & Kathy Miller YR |  | Steven & Kathy Sanford* | Jerry & Gail Simmons | South Dakota Library Association | Orval Van Deest (In honor of Violet Van Deest) | Margaret Cash Wegner*

*indicates endowment, YR indicates Young Reader initiative

2017 Donors

$500+

Anonymous* | Brian & Kaija Bonde* | Dick & Sue Brown YR | First Bank & Trust YR | W. Denny Gemeny | Sid & Diane Goss YR | Dan & Arlene Kirby YR | Joe & Jennifer Kirby* | Jason & Tatum McEntee | Russell & Barb McKnight* | Demaris A. Nesheim* | Chuck & Sybil Rounds YR | SD Magazine (Katie Hunhoff) YR | Don & Vonnie Shields* | Craig & Della Tschetter*YR | William Walsh & Jo Roebuck-Pearson | Ann & Robert Weisgarber YR

*indicates endowment, YR indicates Young Readers initiative

2017 Friends of SDHC

Eric Abrahamson & Lois Facer YR | Marlyn and Nilah Adams YR | Beverly Alexander | Robin Allen* | Amazon Smile Foundation | Lowell Amiotte | Katherine Amundson* | Anonymous | Anonymous YR | Dr. Marilyn Carlson Aronson*YR | Joy Prangley Baker | Phil and Jill Baker YR | Philip Baker, Sr. | Dorothy Bauske* | Chuck and Mary Lou Berry YR | Doug & Cheryl Beste YR | Bonnie Bjork YR | Susy & Jerry Blake YR | Anne Bodman & Andrew Hollander | Elmer Brinkman YR | Joline Buechler | Loreen Bunkers YR | Lee R. Burd*YR | Susan Burgard YR | Leanna J. Bussell | Diane Clayton | Kay Rich Coddington YR | Virginia Conger YR | SFACF-Paul and Mary Ellen Connelly Charitable Fund | Rebecca Converse YR | John Coy YR | Nancy Craig YR | Marian Cramer | Doug Dams YR | D. C. Lamphere Studio (Dale and Jane Murphy) | Deadwood History, Inc YR | Margaret H. Denton | Lawrence Diggs YR | Kathleen Donovan | Holly Downing & David Post* YR | Tom & Connie Earley* | Scott & Cari Eastman | Jessie Easton | Judith Edenstrom YR | Becky Ellis | Lynne K. Elwood | Jeanne Emmons | Audrey Estebo YR | Douglas Estes YR | Rod Evans YR | Sheryl Faber YR | Martin Fashbaugh* | Mary Fiedler* | Tom & Mary Beth Fishback | Kara Flynn YR | Ellen Fockler YR | Audrey Folkestad | Friends of the Hill City Public Library | Judy Gaalswyk* | Daniel & Julie Gergen | Doris Giago YR | David Gilbertson* | Alden Gillings | Sherilyn Goldammer YR | Anne Gormley* | Nels & Dee Granholm*YR | Joanne Groves YR | Kathy K. Grow | Sheryl Gudvangen YR | Marilyn Haley | Beverly Hallstrom YR | Carol Halverson | Mary Alice Halverson | Jens Hansen* | Lois Hart | Linda M. Hasselstrom* | Jean and Michael Haug*YR | Lillian Haug | Mary Hayenga YR | Susie Hendrickson YR | Denise R. Hill YR | Alan & Brenda Hodgson* | Ed & Joan Hogan YR | Joanie and Rick Holm YR | Jerome Holtzman YR | Dennis Hopfinger & Carolyn Clague YR | Maureen Horsley YR | Stephanie Horsley | Mildred K. Hugghins | Marilyn Hult | Bernie Hunhoff YR | Esther Hunsaker | Kent Hyde | Gustave & Maryann Jacob YR | Barb James YR | Joyce Jefferson YR | Lin Jennewein | Kathryn Jensen YR | Vesta Jensen YR | Sandy Jerstad YR | Darrell Johnson Family YR | Debra L. Johnson YR | Dr. James L. & Ardis R. Johnson YR | Janet Hovey Johnson* | Julie M. Johnson YR | Dr. Thomas & Brenda Johnson | Irean Jordan* | Priscilla Jorve* | Vernon Joy YR | Jo & Larry Kallemeyn YR | Alvin Kangas* | Fern Kaufman YR | Kathleen Kayl YR | Maxine Kinsley YR | Joan Kjellsen YR | Janet C. Klawiter YR | Ardelle Kleinsasser | Cheryl Kleppin YR | Marguerite Kleven | Nancy Tystad Koupal | Marilyn Kratz YR | Marsha Kumlien YR | Barbara Kurtis YR | David Kvernes*YR | Joyce Lampson YR | Gerald & Alice Lange | Kathy & Jay Larsen YR | Dennis Larson* YR | Jane Leite & Paul DeBoer YR | Rene & Dorothy Liegl* | Bonnie A. Lievan YR | Lisa Lindell YR | Norma Linn YR | Bruce & Ila Lushbough YR | Jack Lyons YR | M & P Painting Company (Pat Brennan) | Mike MacDonald YR | Greg Magnuson YR | C. Lindekugel Manlove | Brenda L. Martens YR | Ellen McGuigan | Jim & Connie McKnight YR | Lily M. Mendoza | Carol Merwin* YR | Beverly Kaye Mickelson YR | Peggy Miller* | Jane Miner | Maurice L. Monahan YR | Mary Montoya Intervivos Trust | Joan M. Moon | Julie Moore-Peterson | Jim & Jody Moritz* | Ruth Morrill | Denton Morrison YR | Holly Moseley | Gordon Mydland YR | Janet Naessig YR | John Nelson YR | Kathy Nelson YR | Bruce & Laura Hovey Neubert | Genevieve M. Newell YR | Lawrence Novotny YR | Sharon Olbertson YR | Helen Lynette Olson YR | Connie Palmer* | Sue Rich Parker | Karla Pazour YR | Estelle P. Pearson YR | Patricia Pearson YR | Mary Perpich YR | Douglas Petersen | Phyllis Petersen YR | Kenneth & Lavonne Pickering* | Susanne Piplani | Frank Pommersheim YR | Dorothy Pulscher YR | Judith Quam* | Connie Quirk YR | Ruth & Eric Raveling *YR | Dr. & Mrs. Ron Reed YR | Ardelle Lundeen Roberts | Donus D. Roberts YR | Tom & Tammy Roberts YR | Frances Ruebel-Alberts | Molly Salcone* | Mark Sanderson YR | Kyle & Rachel Schaefer* | Dan & Becky Schenk* | Karen Schleusener | Troy N. Schmidt | Jennifer Schmidtbauer YR | Phyllis Schrag*YR | Sharon Schramm | COL (Ret) Orville & Charlotte Smidt | Vance & Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve | Myrna Stanley YR | Vicki Sterling YR | Maureen Suga | Faith Sullivan YR | Harriet Svec | Deb Swanson YR | Dr. Ron & Jan Tesch YR | Marlys R. Thoms YR | Kristi Tornquist YR | TruCount CPA (Julie Underwood) | Michael & Lesta Turchen* YR | Elizabeth Twomey YR | Lori Walsh | Dr. Merritt & Pam Warren | Kathleen M. Webb YR | Lois Wells | E. Stuart Wenzel YR | Maureen Westbrook | Gary & Vivian Westgard YR | Christine Wevik | Jon Steven & Linda Wiley YR | Jane C. Case Williams | Ruth Williams YR | Jerry & Norma Wilson*YR | Geoffrey H. & Mary Noyes Wold | David & Nancy Wolff YR | Jane Wood* | Charles & Sarah Woodard*YR | Ryan Woodard YR | Bruce & Beverly Wosje YR | Terry & Nancy Woster | Rose M. Zediker YR | Nancy Zuercher YR 

*indicates endowment, YR indicates Young Readers initiative

More About the South Dakota Festival of Books

The South Dakota Festival of Books has featured a number of famous authors over its 15 year history, including fiction authors Jane Smiley, Louise Erdrich, William Kent Krueger, Tim O'Brien, children's authors Gene Luen Yang and Kate DiCamillo, and many more. 

2018 South Dakota Festival of Books begins in...

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