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SDPB to participate in Festival of Books in Deadwood 9/22-9/23

SDPB to participate in Festival of Books in Deadwood 9/22-9/23

Join SDPB at The Lodge at Deadwood for the Festival of Books September 22 and 23. Guests will be able to stop by the booth to play trivia and win prizes, watch In The Moment live as host, Lori Walsh, interviews participating authors, and screen a multitude of new specials. SDPB will offer a sneak preview of Ken Burn’s The American Buffalo, along with SDPB’s newest companion documentary Tatanka: A Way of Life. Additionally, South Dakota Public Broadcasting will screen a documentary about South Dakota’s first poet Laurette, Badger Clark; Badger Clark: Poet Among the Pines. The schedule is as follows:

  • ITMO Live (11am, 9/22)
  • Screening – American Buffalo/Tatanka (2:00pm 9/22)
  • Lori Walsh & author Kate DiCamillo discuss fairytales & Kate’s new book The Puppets of Spellhorst (9am, 9/23)
  • Screening – Badger Clark: Poet Among the Pines (3:15pm 9/23)

“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. Through workshops and craft talks offered by established authors and publishing professionals, it provides unique support for aspiring writers to craft and share their stories.” -SD Festival of Books

More info about the 21st Annual South Dakota Festival of Books can be found at


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The mission of South Dakota Public Broadcasting is to inspire, connect, and entertain South Dakotans with trusted journalism, quality education, and compelling storytelling. SDPB is a statewide, non-commercial, multi-platform network offering programming produced locally and from PBS, NPR, and other public broadcasting outlets. For information about SDPB and the Friends of SDPB, visit or call 800-456-0766.