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Posts with Category: Festival of Books

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Making an Impact: Donate Today to Reach More Young Readers Like Savannah
    March 30, 2017

    Rapid City Elementary student Savannah met celebrated children’s author Jennifer Richard Jacobson in 2016. She was excited when the author visited her school – to say the least.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Why the Humanities: It Would Be a 'Disaster' to End Humanities Programs
    March 29, 2017

    I am a Lakota woman. I was born and raised in South Dakota; I have lived and worked as an author and educator in South Dakota; I am also a part of the humanities in South Dakota.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Award-Winning Vietnam Era Author to Appear at Festival
    March 7, 2017

    An award-winning author who is recognized by many as the voice of the Vietnam generation has joined the lineup for the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood and Rapid City.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Spreading Enlightenment to All Corners of the State
    March 3, 2017

    My parents introduced me to the humanities well before I was aware that there was such a thing. They didn’t set out to do it. It just happened.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Young Readers One Book 2017 Features Unforgettable Illustrator
    February 8, 2017

    The 2017 Young Readers One Book selection is Tales from Deckawoo Drive, a bind-in of three books in a series written by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: 2017 One Book SD Combines Food, Family
    February 7, 2017

    Food and family intertwine in the 2017 One Book South Dakota selection, Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Four win 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities
    October 21, 2016

    Three people and one South Dakota-based bank were recognized at the South Dakota Festival of Books with the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities award for their contributions to humanities in the state.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Up Close & Pulitzer: A Conversation with Jane Smiley
    October 18, 2016

    South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Lori Walsh talks with Jane Smiley, author of Some Luck - the 2016 One Book South Dakota. The conversation was recorded in front of a live audience at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Performing Arts Center.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: The Reunion
    October 3, 2016

    The Reunion by James R. Teller won the 2016 Veterans Writing Prize, coordinated by the South Dakota Humanities Council.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Before the Battle of Little Big Horn: Custer's Trials
    September 19, 2016

    A new biography on General George Armstrong Custer, Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T.J. Stiles, focuses on the life and events in Custer’s world, saving the famous battle, the Battle of Little Bighorn – or Greasy Grass, to the epilogue.

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