Christopher Vondracek is a journalist, piano player, and poet, whose 2020 book, Rattlesnake Summer, features a poem for every county in South Dakota. He contributes music and free verse to a traveling radio program, The Rock Garden Tour, and his band, The Golden Bubbles, will release their third album later this year. Vondracek holds degrees in literature and journalism from the University of South Dakota and in creative writing from Hamline University in St. Paul.
Poetry, South Dakota AuthorsBluewords Greening
Non-Fiction, South Dakota AuthorsPioneer Girl: The Revised Texts
Poetry, TribalWhereas: Poems
History, South Dakota AuthorsGeronimo and Sitting Bull: Leaders of the Legendary West