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Posts with Category: Festival of Books

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: 2016 One Book South Dakota Ready for Reading Groups
    February 10, 2016

    Readers across South Dakota will read and discuss Jane Smiley’s 2014 novel “Some Luck”, in the 14th year of One Book South Dakota.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Best of 2015 – SDHC Staff Picks Edition
    January 11, 2016

    Staff picks for the best of the South Dakota Humanities Council in 2015 include: 2015 Festival of Books in Deadwood, fundraising challenges and more.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Wins Award to Celebrate Pulitzer Prize Centennial
    November 4, 2015

    The Council is planning a year-long celebration of the best in literature, drama, history, music, and journalism for communities around the state.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: 2015 Festival of Books in Photos
    October 1, 2015

    We share thirteen photos from the 2015 South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: 2015 Festival of Books Social Media Recap
    September 29, 2015

    The 2015 South Dakota Festival of Books has come to a close and has set its sights on Brookings for the fall 2016 Festival.

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