Blog

  1. June 23, 2017
    Do you want to be in a book club but don't know where to start? What are the best book club books, and how do you recruit members?
  2. June 6, 2017
    Not many authors are truly household names these days, a fact which tends to disappoint book lovers like me. John Grisham, however, is one who rises to that level.
  3. May 24, 2017
    When he decided to make a living drawing comic books, Gene Luen Yang faced not only the long odds that come with any such dream, but also an obstacle.
  4. May 16, 2017
    Fiction authors are no strangers to writers block. But once in a while, the story literally "writes itself." Kathleen Grissom knows what that feels like.
  5. May 10, 2017
    As in years past, the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books will feature a strong lineup of Veteran authors. It will also feature an opportunity for aspiring Veteran writers to show the professionals what they can do.
  6. May 9, 2017
    While 2017 has been challenging for the South Dakota Humanities Council, things took a turn for the better with two major victories in a matter of ten days.
  7. May 4, 2017
    Attention book club captains, teachers, discussion leaders: J. Ryan Stradal has made your life easier.
  8. March 30, 2017
    Rapid City Elementary student Savannah met celebrated children’s author Jennifer Richard Jacobson in 2016. She was excited when the author visited her school – to say the least.
  9. March 29, 2017
    I am a Lakota woman. I was born and raised in South Dakota; I have lived and worked as an author and educator in South Dakota; I am also a part of the humanities in South Dakota.
  10. March 7, 2017
    An award-winning author who is recognized by many as the voice of the Vietnam generation has joined the lineup for the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood and Rapid City.