Posts with Category: Veterans

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Robert Olen Butler's Vietnam
    September 18, 2017

    Robert Olen Butler’s military service in Vietnam informs much of his most recognized writing.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Tim O'Brien: 'Trust the Story'
    August 16, 2017

    In August of 1969, a year after leaving his home in Worthington, Minn. for basic training and life-threatening duty in war-torn Vietnam, Tim O’Brien was finally sent to the rear.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Veterans Writing Prize Open to Submissions
    May 10, 2017

    The 2017 Festival will feature a strong lineup of Veteran authors and an opportunity for aspiring Veteran writers to show the professionals what they can do.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Dexter Filkins: Reporting from the War Zone
    June 9, 2016

    The SDHC Lending Library features "The Forever War" by Dexter Filkins, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist while reporting for the New York Times.