Presenters

Presenter applications for the 2018 Festival are no longer being considered. Below are the presenters who were featured at the 2017 Festival.

Continue to watch this space for updated and changing information about presenters at the 2018 Festival of Books, Sept. 20-23 in Brookings and Sioux Falls; and later in the year for the 2019 application form!

 

  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors
    South Dakota Quilts and Quiltmakers: Infinite Variety
  • Non-Fiction
    The Sports Bucket List: 101 Sights Every Fan Has to See Before the Clock Runs Out
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    Learning to Draw – Drawing to Learn
  • Fiction
    Glory Over Everything
  • Crime/Mystery, Fiction
    Not a Sound
  • Non-Fiction, Poetry, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    Gathering from the Grassland: A Plains Journal
  • Fiction, Poetry, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    The Thresher (Introduction)
  • History, South Dakota Authors
    South Dakota’s Cowboy Governor, Tom Berry
  • History, Poetry, South Dakota Authors
  • History, Non-Fiction
    Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble
  • Young Readers
    To Catch a Cheat (A Jackson Greene Novel)
  • Non-Fiction, Writers Support
    The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home
  • History, Tribal
    Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants
  • Writers Support
  • Crime/Mystery, Fiction, Writers Support
    Sulfur Springs
  • History, South Dakota Authors
    From Warm Center to Ragged Edge: The Erosion of Midwestern Regionalism, 1920-1965
  • Fiction, Young Readers
    Pablo and Birdy
  • History, Illustrators, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young Readers
    Tasunka: A Lakota Horse Legend
  • Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Writers Support
    Behold! Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders
  • Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors
    Dear County Agent Guy: Calf Pulling, Husband Training, and Other Curious Dispatches from a Midwestern Dairy Farmer