Hasselstrom, a Hermosa native, draws inspiration from nature and understands the key role nature plays in the writing process.
Inspiration can strike from a most unexpected place. An anonymous photo led Ann Weisgarber to two works of historical fiction and a passion for stories untold.
Hautman is an award-winning author armed with a quick wit, a lengthy list of works, and a wide variety in audience, not to mention an avid love of mushrooms!
An Ojibwe elder once said, ‘People learn best by stories, because stories lodge deep in the heart.’ Writing fiction based on history, Kent Nerburn tells stories.
Readers and writers alike believe the past has a certain hold over us. Lane Dolly refuses to allow history to elude her and relishes in elucidating the unknown.
Shields’ 2006 biography on Harper Lee, ‘Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee’, enjoys a relevance at an all-time high in the literary world, even today.
As an award-winning author/illustrator, Ashley Wolff travels all over the country, speaking to children about writing, drawing and using their imaginations.
William Kent Krueger’s 'Ordinary Grace' has been named the 2015 One Book South Dakota.
“It feels to me like coming home,” said East Coast author Marilyn Johnson. It’s the difference between South Dakota and other travel destinations she’s visited.
With the announcement of the return of The Book Doctors to the 2015 South Dakota Festival of Books, questions must be asked.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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