2018 South Dakota Festival of Books

The 2018 Festival will kick off in Brookings with an author reception the evening of Sept. 20. On Friday, Sept. 21, we'll have Young Readers events at the Children's Museum of South Dakota and in local schools, as well as events on campus and in the downtown area (Central Historic District). Saturday, Sept. 22, will be our author extravaganza in the downtown area, and we'll close with a brunch on Sunday.

Young Readers events will take place at the Washington Pavilion on Thursday, Sept. 20. 

Stay tuned for additional information in our e-newsletter and blog

Downloadable Grid Schedules

Below is scheduling information about the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books, which was held in Deadwood Sept. 21-24, 2017. Keep an eye on for information about the 2018 Festival of Books, which will be held Sept. 20-23 in Brookings and Sioux Falls.

Check out our downloadable pdf's (Right-click and select "save target as" to download. Click to view.).

Online Calendar

Below is our online calendar of events, sortable by day, venue, genre and presenter!

For more about the authors, check out the South Dakota Festival of Books blog!

Saturday, Sep 23

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Deadwood Mountain Grand - Hotel Conference Room
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Deadwood Mountain Grand - Event Center
Preceded by the presentation of the 2017 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities Awards