Presenters

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 as part of discussion panels. The lineup includes writers from various genres, from fiction, non-fiction, poetry and much more.

Below you can view the lineup for the 2019 Festival, which will be held Oct. 3-6 in Deadwood, and browse the list of presenters from past events. Our website is a work in progress. Please check back often for updates on presenters, exhibitors and events!

 

  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl’s Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    Dakota Heirlooms: Stories from the Past
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors
    The Decline of the Novel
  • Crime/Mystery, Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    Jeremiah’s Revenge
  • South Dakota Authors, Young Readers
    But Nana, Who Was Wild Bill?
  • Crime/Mystery, Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    In Cahoots with the Prickly Pear Posse
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Writers Support
    In Defense of Loose Translations: An Indian Life in an Academic World
  • Film, South Dakota Authors, Young Readers
    Porter the Hoarder and the Ransacked Room
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young Readers
    The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood
  • History, South Dakota Authors, Tribal
    Our History Is the Future; Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors
    What Is a Western? Region, Genre, Imagination
  • Fiction, Poetry, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    Library of the Mind: New & Selected Poems
  • History, South Dakota Authors
    The First Strike: Doolittle Raider Don Smith
  • South Dakota Authors, Young Readers
    But Nana, Who Was Wild Bill?
  • History, South Dakota Authors
    Old West Showdown: Two Authors Wrangle Over the Truth about the Mythic Old West
  • History, Illustrators, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young Readers
    Tatanka & Other Legends of the Lakota People
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors
    Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church
  • Illustrators, South Dakota Authors, Young Readers
    But Nana, Who Was Wild Bill?
  • Non-Fiction, Poetry, South Dakota Authors
    Off the Cuff: Writing for Reentry
  • South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young Readers
    Pet’a Shows Misun the Light
  • Poetry, South Dakota Authors
    tsunami vs. the fukushima 50
  • Poetry, South Dakota Authors
    Cowman
  • History, South Dakota Authors
    Equality at the Ballot Box: Votes for Women on the Northern Great Plains
  • History, South Dakota Authors
    Abraham Lincoln’s Statesmanship and the Limits of Liberal Democracy
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Tribal
    The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen
  • Poetry, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    Bluewords Greening
  • Illustrators, South Dakota Authors, Young Readers
    Porter the Hoarder and the Ransacked Room
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors
    Fifteen Minutes Ago: A Vietnam War Memoir
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors
    The Women’s Suffrage Movement
  • Fiction, Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors
    Eden to Orizaba
  • Poetry, South Dakota Authors
    Frog Creek Road
  • Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    Of Fathers and Fire
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors
    “The Question is ‘Why?’” Stanford M. Adelstein: A Jewish Life in South Dakota