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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Internationally Published Romance Novelist Featured at Festival of Books
    September 20, 2017

    The heroines in Susan Elizabeth Phillips' books are known for their various journeys in life. This week, an internationally-published romance novelist journeys to the Black Hills to entertain Festival of Books fans.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Robert Olen Butler's Vietnam
    September 18, 2017

    Robert Olen Butler’s military service in Vietnam informs much of his most recognized writing.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival of Books Preview: Authors from All Genres to Converge in Deadwood
    September 13, 2017

    From iconic war writers to talented illustrators and a quirky “foodie” author, the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books lineup is packed with talent.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Alison McGhee: 'Every Writer is First a Reader'
    September 6, 2017

    From an early age, Alison McGhee always knew she wanted to be a writer. For her, literature was her savior and she was never lonely if she had a book.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Writing for History - Bausum Brings Non-Fiction Expertise to Festival of Books
    August 28, 2017

    "Keep writing" is an adage you’ll probably hear at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books. Taken at face value, it's useful - if not particularly profound - advice.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Tim O'Brien: 'Trust the Story'
    August 16, 2017

    In August of 1969, a year after leaving his home in Worthington, Minn. for basic training and life-threatening duty in war-torn Vietnam, Tim O’Brien was finally sent to the rear.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Poet Heid Erdrich Finds Motivation from Fellow Authors, Fans
    August 13, 2017

    When you attend the South Dakota Festival of Books, you expect to learn from the authors.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Abdo: More Understanding Needed of Life in the Middle East
    August 9, 2017

    Geneive Abdo will put her encyclopedic knowledge of the Middle East to good use at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Humanities Council Honors Four for Contributions to S.D.
    August 2, 2017

    Four honorees have been selected by the South Dakota Humanities Council for 2017 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities awards.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Van Dusen Excited for Black Hills Event
    July 21, 2017

    Working with an author like Kate DiCamillo makes Chris Van Dusen's job easy.

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