Authors, Poets Featured at Annual Event

Each year, the South Dakota Festival of Books features more than 50 presenters who speak about their work during solo presentations and panels. The lineup includes writers from various genres, including fiction, non-fiction, history/tribal, poetry, children’s/YA, and writers’ support.
Festival presenters are selected via a competitive process for a limited number of slots, with decisions made between January and May each year. The 2021 application is now closed. The 2022 application will be available in January.

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