I won the interview lottery with mystery/suspense writer Sandra Brannan. She answered my professional (read: stiff) email with a reply bordering on effusive.
For Sneve’s greatest motivation for writing, she tells a story. “I want to make history live and be interesting. …to tell that Indians are still here…”
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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.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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