Several UNP authors will be presenting at the South Dakota Festival of Books, taking place from Friday, September 23rd to Sunday, September 25th. The state’s premier literary event, the Festival celebrates literature in South Dakota and beyond by connecting the very best regional and national writers with our state’s readers for conversations, presentations, panel discussions, book signings, and special events.
Make sure to check out the University of Nebraska Press’s booth in the Exhibitor Hall in addition to attending the author panels!
Information on the author panels can be found below. Click here to view the full Festival Schedule.
Jon Lauck – Finding a New Midwestern History
Friday, September 23 at 1:30 p.m. – Prairie Politics: A Discussion of Great Plains Political History – SDSU Briggs Library Archives & Special Collections Reading Room, Brookings
Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m. – City of Hustle: Writing Sioux Falls – Oscar Larson PAC, Multi-Use Rehearsal South (195A), Brookings
Saturday, September 24 at 1:00 p.m. – Heartland River: Telling the Stories of the Big Sioux – Oscar Larson PAC, Multi-Use Rehearsal South (195A), Brookings
Steven Wingate – The Leave-Takers & Of Fathers and Fire
Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m. – In Progress: What We’re Working On – Oscar Larson PAC, Classroom 105, Brookings
Saturday, Sepember 24 at 10:00 a.m. – An Inside Look at Journal Editing – Oscar Larson PAC, Classroom 105, Brookings
Devon A. Mihesuah – Recovering Our Ancestors’ Gardens
Saturday, September 24 at 1:00 p.m. – Writing Relations: Authenticity in Native Literature – Oscar Larson PAC, Multi-Use Rehearsal North (193A), Brookings
Sunday, September 25 at 11:00 a.m. – Keeping Seeds, Restoring Gardens, Writing Culture – McCrory Gardens, Great Hall, Brookings
Katherine Wiltenburg Todrys – Black Snake
Saturday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m. – The Cost of Oil: The Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline – Oscar Larson PAC, Founders Recital Hall, Brookings
Molly P. Rozum – Grasslands Grown
Saturday, September 24 at 3:00 p.m. – Animals & Sense of Place on the Northern Grasslands – Oscar Larson PAC, Classroom 105, Brookings