"Growing Small Towns" ~ Books of North Dakota ~ Poet Katie Hoerth
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - “Growing Small Towns” is an effort to tell the story of small-town life in a more accurate, nuanced way. It’s headquartered in Oakes, where Brandi Malarkey recently caught up with muralist LesleyAnne Buegel. ~~~ What books best represent North Dakota? Prairie Public intern Nick Rommel spoke with bookstore representatives from around the state to get their thoughts. ~~~ Katie Hoerth is a poet, and she recently won an award from NDSU, their annual "Poetry of the Plains and Prairies" award. She talks with Bill Thomas about plains and prairies, metaphors, and poetically likening herself to a spent farm field.