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  1. 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.

  2. 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.”

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Author Jane Smiley
    January 18, 2016

    Though you may be familiar with Smiley and some of her works, here are some intriguing facts about the best-selling author that you probably didn’t know.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Annual Festival Returns to Deadwood
    September 14, 2015

    Thousands of writers and readers converge in the Black Hills to share their stories at the 13th annual South Dakota Festival of Books, Sept. 23-27.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Featured Books to Showcase South Dakota’s Literary Tradition
    August 21, 2015

    Soozy, the state’s friendly but hungry dinosaur, has hopped a flight to Washington, D.C., for the 15th Anniversary Library of Congress National Book Festival.

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