Joshua Klimek has served in various capacities within the South Dakota Department of Corrections during his 12-year career, including Correctional Officer, Unit Coordinator, Case Manager, Reentry Manager and his current position, Unit Manager and Correctional Staff Outreach Program Manager. He was awarded the South Dakota Corrections Association's highest honor, the Satnan-Canary Award, in 2016 for significant contributions to the field of corrections in the State of South Dakota. Klimek was also nominated by the Secretary of Corrections and selected by the Governor to participate in the Governors Leadership Development Masters Certificate Program. Recently, Klimek has been involved with the "Writing for Reentry" program at the Mike Durfee State Prison and the publication of Off the Cuff, the book produced by the students of the class and Professor Jim Reese.
Saturday, Sep 23 : 3:00 pm - 3:45 pmDeadwood Public Library - Main Floor
Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Writers SupportLearning to Draw – Drawing to Learn
South Dakota Authors, Writers SupportPioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingall Wilder
Non-Fiction, Writers SupportSeriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years
Fiction, Poetry, South Dakota Authors, Writers SupportThe Thresher (Introduction)