Diane Wilson is a writer, speaker, and educator who has published two award-winning non-fiction books, numerous essays, two children’s books, and the 2023 One Book South Dakota, The Seed Keeper. She has received a Bush Foundation Fellowship and honors from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Jerome Foundation, and the East Central Regional Arts Council. A Mdewakanton descendent enrolled on the Rosebud Reservation, Wilson is executive director of the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance.
Featured Book: The Seed Keeper
- Friday, Sept. 22 @ 4:30 p.m. – Author Signing Event – The Lodge, Bullock & Roosevelt Rooms
- Friday, Sept. 22 @ 6:00 p.m. – Literary Feast: Family, Food, & Fiction – TICKET REQUIRED – Martin & Mason Hotel, 1898 Ballroom
- Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 10:15 a.m. – In Conversation with Sarah Hernandez: Reflections on Sharing The Seed Keeper with South Dakotans – Holiday Inn Express, Mystic and Savoy Rooms
- Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 12:45 p.m. – Author Signing Event – The Lodge, Bullock & Roosevelt Rooms
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