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Posts with Category: Festival of Books

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: It Started with a Conversation: Looking Back at a Year of Brainstorming
    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.

  2. 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"

  3. 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.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Long Soldier, Stewart-Nunez Lead 2021 South Dakota Festival of Books Poetry Track
    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.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Announces 2021 Veterans Story Contest
    June 11, 2021

    The South Dakota Humanities Council is sponsoring a storytelling contest for veterans that will culminate with an awards ceremony at the South Dakota Festival of Books Oct. 1-3 in Deadwood.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Attention Book Lovers: Festival of Books Volunteers Needed
    May 28, 2021

    Do you love books, and meeting fellow booklovers? How about chatting with your favorite authors?

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: ‘The Children’s Blizzard’ Author Melanie Benjamin’s Virtual One Book Tour Dates Announced
    May 20, 2021

    In the 2021 One Book South Dakota selection, “The Children’s Blizzard,” author Melanie Benjamin offers a fictionalized take on the notorious storm that swept through Dakota Territory in January 1888. This summer and fall, she will discuss her novel and swap severe weather stories with readers across the state.

  8. 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.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Voting Program Concludes, Recordings Available for Viewing
    April 16, 2021

    The South Dakota Humanities Council’s popular Voting: Why It Matters program has concluded, but the sessions remain available for viewing online.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC'S Final Voting: Why It Matters Discussion Program to Include State Legislators, Political Experts
    April 1, 2021

    Appropriately, the final panel discussion for Voting: Why It Matters will include two people who were elected to make South Dakota laws.

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