Events

Writing with Artists

On August 15-17, Northern Prairie Arts in Watertown hosted a plein air, “Paint the Northern Prairie.” I’ve enjoyed working with artists for a long time because their work inspires me. Not only do I get to see things from another artist’s point of view, but I deepen my understanding of their artistic processes. Last night …

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What does the SD Festival of Books Offer Poets?

As many of you know, the annual SD Festival of Books is approaching this weekend, and it intends to brings writers and readers together. I was just reading through the various events and noting which ones I wanted to attend, and I just thought it might be useful to talk about the specific poetry events …

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Annual SDSPS Meeting: Saturday Sept 22

Members of SDSPS will meet Saturday, Sept. 22, at the First United Methodist Church in Brookings, room 204, from 4:30-6 p.m. The general membership of our organization is invited to attend; so please spread the word. Meeting Agenda: President Bruce Roseland presides, calls the meeting to order. In attendance: Distribution of Board Meeting Agenda. The floor …

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Poet’s Table

The table used for writing at the site “ Poets ’Table” in the Black Hills was today (May 27) sawed in half and carried off by two individuals. As of this writing, they have been apprehended by the Custer County law enforcement. I really don’t know their motivation for doing such a deed. Nor do …

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June Happenings

Check out poetry-related happenings around the state this month: June 24 Black Hills Indigenous Writers Festival What: Poets include Layli Long Soldier, Mary Black Bonnet, Mabel Picotte, Tom Swift Bird and Brandis Knudson. Mary Black Bonnet will also be giving writing workshops the Thursday and Friday before — check out the details on the flyer …

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March Happenings

  March is here, and that means spring is just around the corner. Let the lengthening days and fresh outside air reinvigorate your senses and creativity. And get out there and explore these events of interest to poets, readers and writers coming up in the next month or two: February 27 A Reader Writes What: Pen …

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February Happenings

Enjoy the February thaw by taking part in poetry, art and literary happenings around the state. Here are a few things coming up this month that we know about: January 28 Long Live the Ladies’ Man What: An evening celebrating the music and poetry of Leonard Cohen (Famous for “Hallelujah,” “Death of a Ladies’ Man,” …

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January Happenings

Beat the South Dakota winter by taking part in poetry, art and literary happenings around the state. Here are a few things coming up this month that we know about: January 12 Great Faces  What: Juried visual and literary arts show sponsored by Arts Night @ The Pub Where: Dempsey’s Pub • 127 N. Broadway, Watertown …

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