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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: From Nebraska Beauty Pageant Queen to the New York Times Bestseller List: Learn All About Festival Author Tosca Lee
    August 9, 2019

    New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee has an arc to her life that may even rival some of the characters in her novels.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Award-winning Author Brian Turner Leading Writing Workshop at Festival for Veterans who Enter Story Contest
    July 26, 2019

    Brian Turner has been, among other things, a DJ, an English teacher and a pickler, a bass guitar instructor and a soldier: he spent seven years in the Army, with deployments as an infantry team leader in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iraq.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Acclaimed Romance, Mystery Author Graham Making Deadwood Debut
    July 19, 2019

    Not only is bestselling author Heather Graham visiting Deadwood for the first time this October, but she’s also a “combatant” in a shootout staged by Deadwood Alive and hosted in conjunction with the South Dakota Festival of Books.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Craig Johnson Returns to South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood Oct. 5
    June 25, 2019

    Craig Johnson, the author of 14 full-length novels and three short stories in the popular Walt Longmire mystery series, will be a featured author at the Festival of Books for the first time in nearly four years.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: U.S. Poet Laureate: Poetry Leads to 'Profound Conversation'
    October 15, 2018

    According to legendary playwright/poet Oscar Wilde, memory is “the diary that we all carry about with us."

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Thousands Flock to S.D. Festival of Books in Brookings, Sioux Falls
    October 3, 2018

    More than 60 high-caliber authors presented at more than 100 sessions at the 2018 South Dakota Festival of Books Sept. 20-23.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: 2018 Festival Author Timothy Egan Brings Award-winning Talents to S.D.
    September 14, 2018

    Not many writers have written both Pulitzer Prize-winning journalism pieces and National Book Award-winning books. Timothy Egan has.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: 2018 Festival Author Patterson’s One Book SD Calls for Knowledge-Based Reporting
    September 5, 2018

    What can be done to once again place American journalism on solid ground? Thomas Patterson's "Informing the News" explores potential solutions.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Internationally Famous Author Alice Sebold Brings Star Power to 2018 Festival of Books
    September 1, 2018

    Alice Sebold has a powerful message to share with readers and fans of her book "The Lovely Bones" when she visits Brookings for the 2018 Festival.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Festival of Books 2018: What You Need to Know
    August 24, 2018

    Planning your Festival visit? Find what you need to know about the 2018 event, including important dates and times.

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