2017 Exhibitor Applications Are Available


Exhibitors at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books can sell books and other products or simply market their businesses and organizations.

The Festival annually attracts more than 8,000 writers and readers with varying interests around books and reading. As the state's premier literary event, the Festival opens the door for businesses and organizations to reach a broad audience of book lovers.

During the 2017 Festival in Deadwood, Exhibitors Hall will be open during the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 22 and all day on Saturday, Sept. 23.

2017 exhibitor information packets, including applications, were mailed out in April, and applications are also available here.

To receive future exhibitor information packets, please send your full name, organization name (if applicable) and mailing address to festival@sdhumanities.org.


ABOVE: Organizations and businesses fill Exhibitors Hall at the 2015 Festival of Books in Deadwood.

2016 Exhibitors


  • Jan Berkhout, Vermillion, SD 

  • Carol Blackford, Hartford, SD 

  • George Brandsberg, Manhattan, KS, www.cedartip.com
  • Karen Pearson, Rapid City, SD
  • Roger Quam, Sioux Falls, SD

  • Charles Rogers, Sioux Falls, SD

  • Bruce Roseland, Seneca, SD

  • Ozgur K. Sahin, Minneapolis, MN, www.ozgurksahin.com

  • Donovin Sprague, Rapid City, SD

  • J.E. “Scotty” Terrall, Books by Terrall, Custer, SD



  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Sioux Falls, SD, olliuc.org