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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Young Readers One Book 2017 Features Unforgettable Illustrator
  2. thumbnail image for blog post: 2017 One Book SD Combines Food, Family
    February 7, 2017

    Rise of the 'Foodie' Culture

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Awards $49K in Statewide Grants
    December 15, 2016

    The South Dakota Humanities Council Board of Directors has awarded $49,000 in major grant funding to organizations around the state. Major grant applications must involve humanities professionals and…

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Chiesman Center Awarded Major Grant for Conversation series
    December 15, 2016

    The Chiesman Center for Democracy in Rapid City was awarded $15,000 at the South Dakota Humanities Council  November board meeting to hold “Race, Civility and Community Conversations” in South Dakota,…

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Awarded $100K for Young Readers Initiative
    December 14, 2016

    The South Dakota Humanities Council has been awarded a $100,000 federal grant to advance a Young Readers Initiative that has already provided more than 11,000 books to elementary students around the…

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival of Books Sees Record Attendance
    December 1, 2016

    The South Dakota Humanities Council increased fundraising by 68 percent in 2016, bringing Pulitzer Prize-winning authors and record attendance to its annual South Dakota Festival of Books. Books…

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Four win 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities
    October 21, 2016

    Three people and one South Dakota-based bank were recognized at the South Dakota Festival of Books with the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities award for their contributions to humanities in the state.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Up Close & Pulitzer: A Conversation with Jane Smiley
    October 18, 2016

    South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Lori Walsh talks with Jane Smiley, author of Some Luck - the 2016 One Book South Dakota. The conversation was recorded in front of a live audience at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Performing Arts Center.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Essays: Pulitzer Prize winners in South Dakota
    October 10, 2016

    A collection of essays from scholars, educators, authors and journalists on the value of works by the Pulitzer Prize winners who have presented in South Dakota in 2016.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: The Reunion
    October 3, 2016

    The Reunion by James R. Teller won the 2016 Veterans Writing Prize, coordinated by the South Dakota Humanities Council.

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