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  1. September 29, 2021
    Festival fans will learn all about the Virtual 2021 South Dakota Festival of Books during a lively kickoff event Thursday, Sept. 30.
  2. September 23, 2021
    The Virtual 2021 South Dakota Festival of Books, Sept. 18-Oct. 10, will bring readers and writers together for instructive craft workshops, intimate book discussions and inspiring readings via Zoom and Facebook live.
  3. September 8, 2021
    Gather your friends and family for a virtual book celebration—authors will be coming to you online this fall.
  4. August 29, 2021
    The South Dakota Humanities Council is pleased to announce its 2021 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities Award winners.
  5. August 21, 2021
    The 2021 Festival of Books Guide for the South Dakota Festival of Books, Oct. 1-3 in Deadwood, has been released to the public.
  6. August 5, 2021
    The Young Readers Festival of Books sparks enthusiasm for reading among South Dakota youth by introducing stories that grab their attention and engage their imagination.
  7. July 23, 2021
    The goal of the South Dakota Humanities Council’s Brainstorming: The Human Connection, launched in July 2020, was to get people talking.
  8. July 10, 2021
    “The strength of a tree, the old ones say, comes not from growing thicker in the good years when there is water, but from staying alive in the bad, dry times.” - Joseph M. Marshall III, "The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History"
  9. June 23, 2021
    When her immersive non-fiction book Nomadland became a screenplay and a silver screen feature, journalist Jessica Bruder enjoyed an exponential increase in sales and word of mouth thanks to Hollywood.
  10. June 17, 2021
    A National Book Award finalist and the South Dakota Poet Laureate will showcase their poetic talents at the 2021 South Dakota Festival of Books.