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Main Street Square|512 Main St, Rapid City, SD | Map

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The Great American Book Festival is a two-day event held in downtown Rapid City, South Dakota. This dynamic literary event includes the GABfest Writers’ Conference & GABfest Lit Walk. All events are FREE and open to the public with the exception of Agent Pitch Sessions which are fee-based and require registration in advance. GABfest Writers’ Conference GABfest Lit Walk Great American Book Festival Authors from around the globe are in attendance at the festival. Below are just a few of the events slated to take place in conjunction with the Great American Book Festival. All conference events are held in downtown Rapid City. The Book Festival, as well as most conference events, are FREE* and open to the public (Agent Pitch Sessions are fee-based, attendees must register to participate in Pitch Sessions). Story Tellers Author Booths Vendor Booths Author Readings Lit Walk Arts & Crafts Booths Food Vendors Book Signings Musical Performances Dance Performances Face Painting The Great American Book Festival is 501c3 Nonprofit Corporation.