Authors make or break any festival of books. Thankfully, at the 2014 Festival of Books they loved being there and shared their enthusiasm with their listeners.
Numbers don’t lie and the numbers from the 2014 South Dakota Festival of Books clearly display success.
It was a meeting of the minds and the books in Sioux Falls/Brookings for the SD Festival of Books, totaling more than 7,000 session attendees over four days.
Festival Saturday is the busiest day of the South Dakota Festival of Books, with a large variety of workshops, panels and more all day in downtown Sioux Falls.
A donation to the SDHC gives back to the community and ensures the continuance of this event and funding to bring in authors– plus you could leave with a prize.
I won the interview lottery with mystery/suspense writer Sandra Brannan. She answered my professional (read: stiff) email with a reply bordering on effusive.
For Sneve’s greatest motivation for writing, she tells a story. “I want to make history live and be interesting. …to tell that Indians are still here…”
The South Dakota Festival of Books has a full scheduled, Friday, Sept. 26. See details.
The soft-spoken, contemplative man rises every morning before the sun to sit and write and think. Poetry seems to flow out of Ted Kooser like breath.
They all live in Sioux Falls, they all are authors — but that is where the similitude ends. These authors, like the city, offer a little bit of everything.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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