Presenters

Below are the 2016 Festival presenters. 2017 presenters have yet to be announced.

Authors and other potential presenters are invited to participate in the South Dakota Festival of Books through a competitive selection process. To be considered for inclusion in the 2017 Festival (September 21-24), please complete and return the application as directed. Download as a Word document or a PDF.

  • Illustrators, South Dakota Authors, Young Readers
    Taming the Prairie: Pioneers of the Great Plains
  • Non-Fiction
    The Beer Bible
  • History, Young Readers
    The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Young Readers
    Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights
  • Non-Fiction
    The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon
  • Illustrators, South Dakota Authors, Young Readers
    The Monster Who Ate the State
  • Fiction, Pulitzer
    Perfume River
  • Non-Fiction, Writers Support
    Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years
  • History, Non-Fiction
    The Ballad of Ben and Stella Mae: Great Plains Outlaws Who Became FBI Public Enemies Nos. 1 and 2
  • History, Pulitzer, Tribal
    Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty that Ruled America’s Frontier
  • Crime/Mystery, Fiction
    The Steel Kiss
  • Fiction
    Paris Trout
  • Poetry, South Dakota Authors
    Prose and Cons: Poetic Views from Inmates Detained by the South Dakota Department of Corrections
  • Non-Fiction, Pulitzer, Writers Support
    Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books
  • Non-Fiction
    Homemade with Honey
  • History, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young Readers
    Sioux Women: Traditionally Sacred
  • Poetry, South Dakota Authors
    Simple Machines
  • Non-Fiction
    The Noodle Narratives: The Global Rise of an Industrial Food into the Twenty-First Century
  • History, Non-Fiction
    The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History
  • History, South Dakota Authors
    Press Portrayals of Women Politicians, 1870s-2000s: From “Lunatic” Woodhull to “Polarizing” Palin
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