Posts with Category: Festival of Books

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Pete Hautman: Plunging into the Unknown
    April 9, 2015

    Hautman is an award-winning author armed with a quick wit, a lengthy list of works, and a wide variety in audience, not to mention an avid love of mushrooms!

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: 'Stories Lodge Deep in the Heart'
    April 1, 2015

    An Ojibwe elder once said, ‘People learn best by stories, because stories lodge deep in the heart.’ Writing fiction based on history, Kent Nerburn tells stories.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Shaking the Branches of a Family Tree
    March 25, 2015

    Readers and writers alike believe the past has a certain hold over us. Lane Dolly refuses to allow history to elude her and relishes in elucidating the unknown.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: A Walk in His Fellow Writers’ Shoes
    March 19, 2015

    Shields’ 2006 biography on Harper Lee, ‘Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee’, enjoys a relevance at an all-time high in the literary world, even today.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: A True New England Author
    February 10, 2015

    As an award-winning author/illustrator, Ashley Wolff travels all over the country, speaking to children about writing, drawing and using their imaginations.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: One Book SD Announced
    January 27, 2015

    Citizens across the state will be introduced to award-winning Minnesota crime writer William Kent Krueger’s 'Ordinary Grace', the 2015 One Book South Dakota.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Marilyn Johnson Returns to Festival
    January 6, 2015

    “It feels to me like coming home,” said East Coast author Marilyn Johnson. It’s the difference between South Dakota and other travel destinations she’s visited.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: How Do You Win Pitchapalooza?
    December 11, 2014

    With the announcement of the return of The Book Doctors to the 2015 South Dakota Festival of Books, questions must be asked.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Pitchapalooza Back in 2015
    December 2, 2014

    We’re planning the 2015 Festival of Books and we already know it is going to be a success, if for no other reason than the Book Doctors are coming back!

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Want to be a Festival Author?
    December 2, 2014

    The Council is always looking for new presenters for the annual Festival of Books, which brings together thousands of readers and writers every fall.

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