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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: William Kent Krueger Loves Book Festivals
    June 22, 2018

    William Kent Krueger is a longtime favorite of South Dakota Festival of Books fans, who enjoy meeting the affable mystery author. The feeling is mutual.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: What are the Best Book Club Books?
    June 6, 2018

    The best book club books are meaningful, easily discussed and don't have an intimidating page count.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: 'The Lovely Bones' Author Appearing at 2018 Festival of Books
    May 21, 2018

    “The Lovely Bones” author Alice Sebold is coming to the South Dakota Festival of Books.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Video: More than 1,000 Third Graders Meet Children's Illustrator
    October 18, 2017

    As part of the National Campaign for Grade Level Reading Initiative, third grade students met illustrator Chris Van Dusen.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Hemingway and O’Brien: Plunging Through Prose
    October 11, 2017

    One night this past January, I decided to re-read "The Things They Carried" and a book of short stories by Ernest Hemingway.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: 2017 Festival Wrap Up: Celebrating 15 Years of the Festival of Books
    October 2, 2017

    The state’s premier literary event, the South Dakota Festival of Books, celebrated its 15th year Sept. 20-21 in Rapid City and Sept. 22-24 in Deadwood.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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