About The Press
Established in 1997, the South Dakota State Historical Society Press has made a commitment to produce books reflecting the rich and varied history of South Dakota and the region. As part of the South Dakota State Historical Society, the Press preserves, researches, and promotes the evidence of South Dakota's colorful culture and heritage. For over fifteen years, the Press has been serving its readers and authors with new award-winning books, gaining a deserved reputation for publishing well-researched and scholarly books of the highest standard. The Press's catalog features an array of popular books that are both accurate and enjoyable to readers of all ages.
The South Dakota State Historical Society Press aims to build on its reputation as it reaches into the future. Through the cultivation of new authors, the Press will continue to fulfill the needs of its readers, publishing books that complement the existing catalog. Already the Press is putting a spotlight on important tales and people of South Dakota through its children's series, entitled "Prairie Tales," the South Dakota Biography Series, which features some of the most important and influential figures in the region's past, and the Historic Preservation Series, which showcases the state's architecture and built environment.
If you are a reader, please look through the South Dakota State Historical Society Press' online catalog to search for a specific book and complete your order. Contact Lisa Nold, email@example.com, with any questions pertaining to your order.
If you are an author, please review our submission guidelines for publishing your book, journal article, or children's book.
If you are a distributor or bookseller, please review our online catalog and contact Jennifer McIntyre, Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org / 605-773-8161, to request a review copy and discuss selling Press books.
"The SDSHS Press acquires and publishes outstanding manuscripts that contribute to a greater understanding of our state and regional history. It is the source when it comes to South Dakota history." - Donald Simmons, Executive Director, McGovern Center for Leadership and Public Service, Dakota Wesleyan University
"The South Dakota Humanities Council always looks forward to featuring new offerings from the South Dakota State Historical Society Press. The books represent the best of the state's amazing culture and heritage and guarantee access for future generations." - Sherry DeBoer, Executive Director, South Dakota Humanities Council