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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Joseph Marshall III Leads Tribal Track at 2021 Festival
    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"

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: 'Nomadland' Author, Award-winning Historian among Notable Non-Fiction Authors for 2021 Festival of Books
    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.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Tommy Orange Signs on for 2021 Festival of Books in Deadwood
    May 2, 2021

    Tommy Orange, whose searing debut novel made him one of the most-discussed authors of the past two years, is coming to the 2021 South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Melanie Benjamin’s ‘The Children's Blizzard’ Announced as 2021 One Book South Dakota
    January 16, 2021

    Inspired by a ferocious storm that struck Dakota Territory in 1888, the 2021 One Book South Dakota is a historical novel that hits close to home.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Virtual 2020 Festival Enters Final Week
    October 16, 2020

    There’s a week left for readers and writers to connect online over books, converse about ideas and celebrate words.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Virtual 2020 Festival Presenter Robert Dugoni: Books a Lifeline for the Lonely During Pandemic
    September 25, 2020

    During the coronavirus pandemic, Robert Dugoni’s books have become a lifeline for the lonely.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Virtual 2020 Festival Features Authors of “The Orphan Master’s Son” and “World War Z”
    September 20, 2020

    The Virtual 2020 South Dakota Festival of Books includes some heavy hitters in the publishing world, including a homegrown Pulitzer Prize winner and a novelist whose book “World War Z” became a blockbuster movie starring Brad Pitt.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Virtual 2020 Festival to Kick Off with Bestselling Mystery Author, Rising Songwriter, Fun & Games
    September 12, 2020

    Festival of Books fans have become accustomed to meeting their favorite authors in person every fall over the event’s 17 year history. This year, they’ll find joy from their living rooms through a carefully curated slate of events held via Zoom and Facebook Live.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Lakota Author’s ‘Spotted Tail’ to Represent S.D. at National Book Festival
    September 5, 2020

    The South Dakota Center for the Book has selected David Heska Wanbli Weiden's "Spotted Tail" to represent South Dakota at the 2020 National Book Festival.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: 2020 Statewide Festival of Books Will be Virtual
    August 20, 2020

    With the coronavirus pandemic continuing and the health of readers and writers in mind, the 2020 South Dakota Festival of Books will be an all-virtual experience in 2020.

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