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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival Feature: Rachael Hanel
    September 17, 2014

    Self-taught reader Rachael Hanel will discuss memoir writing at the 2014 Festival of Books. She answers our probing questions in this Q&A.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival Includes Veterans Workshop
    September 17, 2014

    Writing’s two-fold power makes others understand and makes oneself understand. This year’s Festival offers a workshop to help veterans write their stories.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival Feature: Mary K. Stillwell
    September 15, 2014

    Before she began to read, Stillwell’s mother recited many nursery rhymes to her daughter. Even now, Mary Stillwell associates poetry with relationship and love.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival Features Food Events
    September 15, 2014

    Poetry may be the food of love, but we cannot live off words alone. The Festival offers three events combining food for the soul with food for the taste buds.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Poetry Events: 2014 Festival
    September 13, 2014

    Poets, both aspiring and published, as well as poetry lovers of all ages and interests, can find an intriguing event to attend at the 2014 Festival of Books.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival Feature: Matthew Moen
    September 12, 2014

    Moen’s prior books were academic, presented at political science conferences. This presentation will be some odd combination of fabulously fun and hair-raising.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival Feature: Jennifer Dumke
    September 9, 2014

    Dumke may be a walking encyclopedia of Wallace Dow facts, dates and names, but will often jokingly answer with, “Wait, let me look that up in the book I wrote.”

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Writers: Come to the Festival on Friday!
    September 5, 2014

    Writers and aspiring writers will be interested in visiting the first full day of the Festival in Sioux Falls to check out the various writing workshops.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival Feature: Kathleen Norris
    September 4, 2014

    Norris to new writers- Read as much as you can. Great literature, cheesy novels; slow, careful going and page turners; read about things you know little about.

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