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Posts with Category: Festival of Books

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

    I am a Lakota author and educator born and raised in South Dakota. The SDHC has encouraged and promoted my work, and allowed me to develop as an author.

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

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

  3. 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.

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

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

  5. 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.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Awarded $100K for Young Readers Initiative
    December 14, 2016

    The SDHC will use the funds to promote literacy to elementary students on SD American Indian reservations and to Spanish-speaking English Language Learners.

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

    Three people and one bank were recognized 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 in front of a live audience at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Young Readers Author Meets Rapid City Students
    October 7, 2016

    Jennifer Richard Jacobson meets Rapid City students on her last stop in South Dakota with the Young Readers Festival of Books.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Teller's 'The Reunion' Wins Inaugural Veterans Prize
    October 3, 2016

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

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