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Conference Preview: Randy Brown and Rosalie Owens

Learn more about two of our presenters for Tuesday, March 24, Randy Brown and Rosalie Owens.

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GPWC Op-Ed in Sioux Falls Argus-Leader

Word continues to get out about our upcoming conference. SDSU English Department Head Dr. Jason McEntee, whose academic specialization is the film and literature of war, has written a “My Voice” op-ed piece on the conference’s theme and its relevance to … Continue reading

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2014 Conference Schedule Announced

You can download our printable 8 1/2 x 11 flyer as a PDF or JPG. Please share!

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Bear Eagle wins 2014 Emerging Tribal WriterAward

Marcus Bear Eagle, Oglala Lakota and member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, has been named the recipient of the annual Emerging Tribal Writer Award for the upcoming Great Plains Writers’ Conference. The conference will be held March 23-25 at South … Continue reading

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Starr Davis wins 2014 Emerging Writer Award

Christine Starr Davis has been named the recipient of the Emerging Writer Award for the upcoming Great Plains Writers’ Conference. The conference will be held March 23-25 at South Dakota State University.The Great Plains Writers’ Conference, which was founded in … Continue reading

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David Abrams

David Abrams, author of the award-winning novel, Fobbit, will be one of our featured readers at our March 23-25 conference.

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2014 Great Plains Emerging Writer Prizewinner

We are pleased to announce that Christine Starr Davis is the winner of our 2014 Great Plains Emerging Writer Prize. Davis teaches English at Doane College and was a participant in Tupelo Press’ 30/30 Project: http://tupelopress.wordpress.com/3030-project/3030-project-may-2013/  

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Emerging Tribal Writer Award deadline extended

We’ve extended our 2014 Emerging Tribal Writer Award deadline to January 22—and we’re also selecting electronic submissions for it during this window. For more information see our award page.

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GPWC 2014

The SDSU English Department is pleased to announce the theme for the 2014 Great Plains Writers’ Conference (March 23-25, 2014): “Coming Home: War, Healing, and American Culture.” The conference will feature a keynote address from poet Brian Turner (author of … Continue reading

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Announcing GPWC 2014’s Theme

Coming Home: War, Healing, and American Culture The 2014 Great Plains Writers’ Conference (March 23-25) will focus on the roles of military culture in American literary life, with particular emphasis on the relationship—on a personal and cultural level—between literature and … Continue reading

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