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Archives for May, 2017

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Why the Humanities: 'Hardwired for Story'
    May 31, 2017

    As far as we know, human beings are the only creatures that tell stories. Think about that for a minute. Let it sink in.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Children's Ambassador Issues Young Readers Challenge
    May 24, 2017

    When he decided to make a living drawing comic books, Gene Luen Yang faced not only the long odds that come with any such dream, but also an obstacle.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Kathleen Grissom and the Story That Wrote Itself
    May 16, 2017

    Fiction authors are no strangers to writers block. But once in a while, the story literally "writes itself." Kathleen Grissom knows what that feels like.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Veterans Writing Prize Open to Submissions
    May 10, 2017

    The 2017 Festival will feature a strong lineup of Veteran authors and an opportunity for aspiring Veteran writers to show the professionals what they can do.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Funding Bill Passed; Fundraising Goal Met
    May 9, 2017

    While 2017 has been challenging for the South Dakota Humanities Council, things took a turn for the better with two major victories in a matter of ten days.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Book Clubs Rejoice: The 2017 One Book has a Kit!
    May 4, 2017

    Attention book club captains, teachers, discussion leaders: J. Ryan Stradal has made your life easier.