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Returning to the 2022 South Dakota Festival of Books

Colin Halloran and Lori Walsh at the South Dakota Festival of books
Aaron Siders
Colin D. Halloran and Lori Walsh at the 2022 South Dakota Festival of Books.

Turn back a chapter and re-listen to a world-class lineup of conversations from this year's Festival of Books in Brookings, South Dakota.

History told through documents
Alexander Heffner is host of The Open Mind on PBS and co-author of "A Documentary History of the United States." He joined Lori Walsh to discuss the importance of primary documents and the papers, speeches and letters that shaped history.
Healing and reconciliation through words
Colin D. Halloran is a U.S. Army veteran and award-winning writer of poetry, essays and short stories. He joins Lori Walsh to share his work and his story. Listen now to his haunting poem "Spring Offensive."
Saving lives with a canvas and a brush
Sara Woster is the founder of The Painting School and author of "Painting Can Save Your Life." She's also a former high school classmate of Lori Walsh. Learn about her personal artistic journey and the importance of arts education.

Stay Connected
Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.