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2013 South Dakota Festival of Books

South Dakota Humanities Council

Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 5:00 PM (MDT)

Deadwood, SD

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The South Dakota Humanities Council welcomes donations at any level to support the work that goes into making the vast majority of festival events free to the public. Thanks to our generous audience for continuing to support Festival of Books programming.
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Festival Fundraiser & Author Reception, Opera House, Lead, September 19, 7 - 10 p.m.
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead. Festival Fundraiser & Author Reception with StoryCorps representative on hand, followed by Concert with Dakota Jazz Collective and Readings by Ann Charles
Ended $50.00 $3.74
Writing Your Memoir - Darcy Lipp-Acord Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Prospector Room
Ended $20.00 $2.09
Writing Strong Beginnings - Mary Casanova Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Hotel Conference Room
Ended $20.00 $2.09
Writing Poetry – Heid Erdrich Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. @ Deadwood Public Library
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Deadwood Public Library, Main Floor
Ended $20.00 $2.09
Playwriting – Susan Dworkin Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. @ Deadwood Public Library
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Deadwood Public Library, Downstairs
Ended $20.00 $2.09
Reaching Readers-Publishing & Marketing Your Work - Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. @ Days of '76 Museum
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Days of ’76 Museum. Workshop featuring Sandra Brannan, Ann Charles, C.M. Wendelboe.
Ended $20.00 $2.09
Writing Marathon Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. @ Franklin Hotel
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Franklin Hotel, Emerald Room - offered by Dakota Writing Project
Ended $15.00 $1.82
The Attacking Ocean – Brian Fagan Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center.
Ended Free $0.00
What the Plants Told Me: Zip – Bill Heavey Sept. 20 at 3 p.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center.
Ended Free $0.00
Literary Feast: Reflections on Water Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. @ Martin & Mason Hotel
6:00 p.m. 7:45 p.m. – Martin & Mason Hotel, 1898 Grand Ballroom. Featuring Danielle Sosin, Brian Fagan, Peter Heller, Linda Hogan, Merlyn Magner.
Ended $45.00 $3.47
Writing for Teens Sept. 21 at 9 a.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center. Featuring Walter Dean Myers and Margaret Peterson Haddix.
Ended Free $0.00
Life and Writing in the Mountain Time Zone Sept. 21 at 10 am @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 p.m. - Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center. Featuring C.J. Box.
Ended Free $0.00
The Long-Shining Waters Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center. Featuring 2013 One Book SD author Danielle Sosin.
Ended Free $0.00
“McKenna & Friends” American Girl Tea - Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. @ Homestake Adams Research & Cultural Center
11:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. – Historic Adams Research & Cultural Center. Featuring American Girl author Mary Casanova.
Ended $12.50 $1.68
“Western Crime Wave” Box Lunch Sept. 21 at 12 p.m. @Deadwood Mtn. Grand
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center. This ticket includes a lunch. Please see other listing if you would like to attend and not eat lunch. Featuring C.J. Box, Craig Johnson, Lori Armstrong, Sandra Brannan, Ann Charles and C.M. Wendelboe.
Ended $10.00 $1.54
"Western Crime Wave" ticket only Sept. 21 at 12 p.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center. This ticket does not include a lunch. Featuring C.J. Box, Craig Johnson, Lori Armstrong, Sandra Brannan, Ann Charles and C.M. Wendelboe.
Ended Free $0.00
"What to Read Now" Box Lunch Sept. 21 at 12 p.m. @ Masonic Temple
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Masonic Temple, Main Floor. This ticket includes a lunch. If you do not wish to purchase a lunch, please see other ticket listing. Featuring Bob Minzesheimer (USA Today), Tammy Barrows (Books-A-Million), Dave Strain (Dakota West Books)
Ended $10.00 $1.54
"What to Read Now" ticket only Sept. 21 at 12 p.m. @ Masonic Temple
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Masonic Temple, Main Floor. This ticket does not include a lunch. If you wish to purchase a lunch, please see other ticket listing. Featuring Bob Minzesheimer (USA Today), Tammy Barrows (Books-A-Million), Dave Strain (Dakota West Books)
Ended Free $0.00
From Fact to Fiction: The Dog Stars Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center. Featuring Peter Heller.
Ended Free $0.00
Longmire: From Page to Screen Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. @ Masonic Temple Ended Free $0.00
What’s Next for News Sept. 21 at 3 p.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center. Featuring Bob Garfield, Bob Minzesheimer, Craig Wilson.
Ended Free $0.00
Reading Is Not Optional Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. @ Masonic Temple
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Masonic Temple, Main Floor - A Message from the Library of Congress National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature: Reading Is Not Optional! – Walter Dean Myers.
Ended Free $0.00
Boxed Meal at Bill's Backstage Bar - 5:30 on Sept. 21   more info Ended $10.00 $1.54
Poetry Café Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center - Poetry Café, sponsored by the South Dakota State Poetry Society – Ted Kooser, Naomi Shihab Nye, Heid Erdrich, Christine Stewart-Nunez.
Ended Free $0.00
It’s the End of the World as We Know It Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center - It’s the End of the World as We Know It: The Appeal of Apocalyptic Literature – Peter Heller, Rhiannon Frater, Richard Van Camp.
Ended Free $0.00
Book-Lovers’ Brunch Buffet Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center.
Ended $20.00 $2.09
Gazing into the Future of Books, Publishing Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. @ Deadwood Mtn. Grand
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Event Center – Gazing into the Future of Books and Publishing – Michael Dirda, Marilyn Johnson, Bob Minzesheimer
Ended Free $0.00

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South Dakota Festival of Books

September 20-22, 2013
www.sdbookfestival.com

New this year, we are not requiring general registration, but we are requiring you to reserve seats for keynote events or to pay for events featuring workshops or meals.Please PRINT and bring your ticket(s) to the event entrance. For example, FREE tickets for reserved seats for keynote events should be brought to the venue--either the main stage in the Event Center of the Deadwood Mountain Grand or the main floor of the Masonic Temple. Tickets for events featuring meals or workshops should also be brought to the appropriate venue. Please note, ticket prices will increase 5% after August 31. Consult the Event Brite description or the official Festival Guide Map, p. 7, for addresses for all locations.

Each year thousands of people converge on the annual South Dakota Festival of Books, a weekend-long event that features more than 50 well-known authors participating in book signings, presentations, panel discussions and readings. Author presentations are separated into six tracks: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children’s/ya, history/tribal, and writer’s support. 

Over the course of eight festivals, many distinguished authors and cultural figures have attended, such as Marilynne Robinson, Ted Kooser, Dave Eggers, Sonia Monzano, Annie Proulx, Quincy Troupe, Susan Power, Louise Erdrich, Pete Dexter, and Ivan Doig; NPR hosts Carl Kassel and Neal Conan; and publishing industry representatives including Judy Hottensen, John Glusman, and Paul Cirone.

Have questions about 2013 South Dakota Festival of Books? Contact South Dakota Humanities Council

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Deadwood, SD

Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 5:00 PM (MDT)


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