Kent Meyers, author and educator, asks the question of 'What if ... ?' after reviewing the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography 'American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,' by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin.
As SDHC celebrates the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize, we also remember the late Nelle Harper Lee and highlight SD’s connections with the Prize winner’s work.
Three Pulitzer Prize winning authors are coming to South Dakota for the first two events of a statewide celebration of the Prize’s 100th anniversary.
Readers across South Dakota will read and discuss Jane Smiley’s 2014 novel “Some Luck”, in the 14th year of One Book South Dakota.
“For some reason people always said their history could not be written,” Elizabeth Fenn said of the Mandan tribe. “It seemed to me that it could.”
Though you may be familiar with Smiley and some of her works, here are some intriguing facts about the best-selling author that you probably didn’t know.
Staff picks for the best of the South Dakota Humanities Council in 2015 include: 2015 Festival of Books in Deadwood, fundraising challenges and more.
My name is Claire Stone, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to intern with the South Dakota Humanities Council this semester!
About 675,000 people in South Dakota have attended programs possible thanks to grant funding from the South Dakota Humanities Council.
The award is given to encourage tribal writers in the early phases of their writing lives and to honor those of extraordinary merit and promise.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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