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Posts with Category: Festival of Books

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Ted Kooser: A Poet of Connection
    August 15, 2016

    The literature of Ted Kooser’s 2005 Pulitzer Prize winner, “Delights & Shadows”, draws in the sun to bring readers to the table of subtle transformation.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Killer Nashville Comes to South Dakota
    August 8, 2016

    Nashville is more than the Music City these days. It’s an up- and-coming force in the (fictional) murder business, as well.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Young Readers Author Began Writing with Her First Grade Students
    August 5, 2016

    Andy Shane didn’t like school to begin with, but the class know-it-all, Dolores Starbuckle, made his day even worse by tattling on him. Twice! Before lunch!

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Happy Accident Still Brings Polisar New Fans
    August 3, 2016

    Barry Louis Polisar began writing and singing for children in 1975, but many know him from his song, “All I Want is You."

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Poetry Turns to Film in Recent Grant Project
    July 18, 2016

    A recent SDHC grantee’s project harnesses the power of paintings, poetry and film to tell an emotional, human story.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Inaugural Veterans Writing Prize Seeks Submissions
    July 11, 2016

    The first Veterans Writing Prize will highlight the writings of South Dakota veterans and service members. A $1,000 cash prize is offered to the winning author.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Pulitzer Winners Bring 'the Best of' to the Festival of Books
    June 22, 2016

    The challenge of choosing the ‘best of’ from the 2016 Festival is similar to the challenge of picking the next book to read from a near toppling stack of books.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Archaeology, History, Young Writers on the Reservation and More
    April 15, 2016

    Nine humanities projects are receiving $32,450 in grants from the SDHC. Programs and projects are selected for their impact and value on the humanities in SD.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Introducing: Andy Shane and the 2016 Young Readers One Book SD
    March 16, 2016

    With the 2016 Young Readers One Book SD program, more than 5,000 copies of a special edition are in the hands of elementary students starting in spring.

  10. 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.

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