The soft-spoken, contemplative man rises every morning before the sun to sit and write and think. Poetry seems to flow out of Ted Kooser like breath.
They all live in Sioux Falls, they all are authors — but that is where the similitude ends. These authors, like the city, offer a little bit of everything.
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This year’s Festival focuses on the theme of literature for children and young adults with the inaugural South Dakota Festival of Books for Young Readers.
Q&A with “Maria”, Sesame Street star Sonia Manzano
Self-taught reader Rachael Hanel will discuss memoir writing at the 2014 Festival of Books. She answers our probing questions in this Q&A.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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