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Posts with Category: Festival of Books

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: SDSU’s Stewart Named State Poet Laureate, to Lead Poetry Track at 2019 Festival of Books
    July 2, 2019

    The state’s new poet laureate is familiar to fans of both the South Dakota Humanities Council and the annual South Dakota Festival of Books.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Craig Johnson Returns to South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood Oct. 5
    June 25, 2019

    Craig Johnson, the author of 14 full-length novels and three short stories in the popular Walt Longmire mystery series, will be a featured author at the Festival of Books for the first time in nearly four years.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: ‘Reaching Hands Across the Chasm’: Nerburn Journals One Book Adventures Across South Dakota
    June 9, 2019

    As could be expected from an author who writes books based on his experiences, Kent Nerburn has taken careful notes during his 2019 One Book South Dakota Tour, which began in Watertown June 4.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Announces 'I Learned to Read At' Storytelling Program
    May 31, 2019

    The South Dakota Humanities Council has created a new program called “I Learned to Read at…” in which our constituents share their first literary steps along with a donation in the amount of their choosing.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: One Book Author Nerburn Touring South Dakota June 4-15
    May 22, 2019

    Though he won’t be sitting next to Fatback in the back seat of Grover’s beat-up old Buick as he tours South Dakota this summer, Kent Nerburn’s 2019 One Book Tour does bear similarities to the journey that led him to write “Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder.”

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Veterans Story Contest Offers Prize Money, Professional Writing Workshop
    May 17, 2019

    Submissions are being accepted through Aug. 15 for the Veterans Story Contest, which is open to veterans or current service members of any branch of the United States military currently living in South Dakota.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Hot off the South Dakota Historical Society Press: Elementary Students’ Young Readers One Book ‘Tatanka’ Arrives at SDHC Office!
    May 8, 2019

    The South Dakota State Historical Society Press has printed and delivered the 2019 Young Readers One Book, “Tatanka and Other Legends of the Lakota People,” to the SDHC office for statewide distribution.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Andy Boyle to SDSU Students: Experiment Often and Don’t Take Life Too Seriously
    April 18, 2019

    Andy Boyle is living proof of his hypothesis: life is a science experiment.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC's Lakota Translated Book Coincides with Language Adoption Bill
    April 12, 2019

    In 2019, SDHC is offering an unprecedented alternate language version of its Young Readers One Book, which coincides nicely with a recent piece of S.D. legislation.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Free Download – 2019 South Dakota Humanities Council Program Catalog Released
    March 26, 2019

    “Since the nineteenth century, the humanities have generally been defined as the disciplines that investigate the expressions of the human mind.”

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