2015 Festival of Books in Photos

Sandra Brannan and William Kent Krueger share the stage during the unveiling of the 2016 One Book South Dakota selection 'Some Luck' by Jane Smiley. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992 for A Thousand Acres and will feature in the South Dakota cEndurance athlete and author Travis Macy reads from his book Judy Moody and American Girl Julie took the spotlight for young readers at the Festival of Books during the Tea with Julie, Judy Moody and Friends. Young Readers One Book SD author Megan McDonald wrote the Judy Moody and Stink series and the American GirlYoung Readers One Book SD author Megan McDonald poses with fans of Stink and Judy Moody during the book signing on Saturday, Sept. 26 in Deadwood.Garth Stein, author of 'Art of Racing in the Rain' and 'A Sudden Light,' shares background on his novels and work in the Northwest. He fired his agent after the agent said no one would buy a book narrated by a dog ('Art of Racing in the Rain'). EventuallyGuests joined authors Ann Weisgarber (pictured, center), Pete Dexter and Pamela Smith Hill for an author tea and historic home tour in the home of Bill Walsh and Jo Robuck-Pearson in Deadwood. The special event introduced guests to a formal three-course aWilliam Kent Krueger, author of the Cork O'Connor mystery series and the One Book South Dakota 'Ordinary Grace,' falls on the passion and love of writing side of the During the opening author reception in Lead, Charles Shields answers the question posed to authors: Forty-six of the more than 70 authors presenting at the Festival of Books in Deadwood gather on stage for the opening Author Reception at the Homestake Opera House in Lead.Ann Bausum's silhouette contrasts against a slide during her presentation on Martin Luther King, Jr., his role in the 8-week strike of Memphis sanitation workers asking for better working conditions and the days before his assassination. She writes historAuthor Elizabeth Cook Lynn, Crow Creek, reads a selection during her session Exhibitor's hall at the Deadwood Mountain Grand hosted more than 50 exhibitors, from booksellers, authors and publishers to gifts for book lovers.Pamela Smith Hill, editor of the Laura Ingalls Wilder autobiography Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography, tells the story of why the autobiography wasn't published until now.