Posts with Category: Authors

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Young Readers Author Began Writing with Her First Grade Students
    August 5, 2016

    Andy Shane didn’t like school to begin with, but the class know-it-all, Dolores Starbuckle, made his day even worse by tattling on him. Twice! Before lunch!

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Pulitzer Winners Bring 'the Best of' to the Festival of Books
    June 22, 2016

    The challenge of choosing the ‘best of’ from the 2016 Festival is similar to the challenge of picking the next book to read from a near toppling stack of books.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: The Question of J. Robert Oppenheimer in the 21st Century
    February 29, 2016

    Kent Meyers, author and educator, asks the question of 'What if ... ?' after reviewing the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography 'American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,' by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Harper Lee and the South Dakota Connection
    February 23, 2016

    As SDHC celebrates the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize, we also remember the late Nelle Harper Lee and highlight SD’s connections with the Prize winner’s work.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Pulitzer Winner Talks About Researching History, Resilience of the Mandan People
    February 1, 2016

    “For some reason people always said their history could not be written,” Elizabeth Fenn said of the Mandan tribe. “It seemed to me that it could.”

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Wins Award to Celebrate Pulitzer Prize Centennial
    November 4, 2015

    The Council is planning a year-long celebration of the best in literature, drama, history, music, and journalism for communities around the state.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: 2015 Festival of Books Social Media Recap
    September 29, 2015

    The 2015 South Dakota Festival of Books has come to a close and has set its sights on Brookings for the fall 2016 Festival.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Survivor's Guide - Updates from the Festival
    September 22, 2015

    View our up-to-the-minute schedule updates in the 2015 Festival of Books Survivor’s Guide.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Who to See/What to Do at the 2015 Festival
    September 21, 2015

    The Festival features a long list of more than 70 local, regional and national authors across nine genres of writing.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Author Tour to Finish Final Leg
    September 17, 2015

    Award-winning mystery author William Kent Krueger is finishing the final leg of his One Book SD author tour, culminating in a keynote appearance in Deadwood.

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