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August 2017

Word Play AM 2017 Grades 3-4

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily August 14th-18h. This camp is for 3rd & 4th graders. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am -12pm each day. Engage in play that wakes up all five senses, sparks creativity and encourages new paths to writing imaginative poems and stories. You’ll explore nearby parks, the rose garden, the library, and take a field trip to the zoo for inspiration. During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are invited to The Cabin for lemonade and a public…

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Cabin Writers AM 2017 Grades 5-6

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily August 14-18 This week-long camp is  for kids going into 5th - 6th grade. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. Discover how art, music, and nature inform a writer’s imagination. Learn to write short stories and poems that express your vision of the world. With an experienced teaching-writer from The Cabin as your guide, you’ll find inspiration in the park and the Boise Art Museum, and you’ll create original writing using the craft…

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Writing in the Rows at Boise Urban Garden School Grades 4-6

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boise Urban Garden School, 2995 FIVE MILE ROAD
Boise, ID 83713 United States
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Meets daily August 14-18 from 9 am - 12 pm. This camp is intended for kids entering 4th - 6th graders. Plant the seeds of great poems, stories and more as you dig in and explore the grounds of Boise Urban Garden School with a Cabin teaching-writer. Campers also receive education sessions by BUGS staff. Come think and write about this inspiring environment where food, plants, and minds grow! A collaboration of The Cabin and Boise Urban Garden School. Register Now   Camp takes…

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Exploring the Lyric with Danny Stewart: A Multi-Genre Workshop

August 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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This week-long adult workshop meets August 14th-18th at The Cabin, 9:30am-12:30pm Monday-Friday REGISTER NOW The lyric is the predominate poetic mode of our time, but it has a bigger influence in literature than just poetry. In this workshop, we will explore the lyric mode in a number of genres, including poetry, fiction, memoir, essay, and yes, song. While focusing on the lyrical “I”—how it works in different genres and our own writing—we will also discuss other aspects and tools of the…

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GAME Book Release Party | Writers in the Attic 2017

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Writers in the Attic Celebration!

Come play with us at the Writers in the Attic 2017 book release party on Thursday, August 24th at 7 PM!

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September 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. September 5th with Danny Stewart

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October 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. October 3rd with Heidi Kraay

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November 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. November 7th with Heidi Kraay

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Reza Aslan

November 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
BSU Morrison Center, 2201 W Cesar Chavez Ln
Boise, ID 83725 United States
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Reza Aslan is an internationally renowned writer, commentator, professor, producer, and scholar of religions. His books, including his #1 New York Times Bestseller, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, have been translated into dozens of languages around the world. He is also a recipient of the prestigious James Joyce Award. In addition to his role as a Consulting Producer on the acclaimed HBO series The Leftovers, Aslan is also the host and Executive Producer of two other…

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December 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. December 5 with Heidi Kraay

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January 2018

Jesmyn Ward

January 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Jesmyn Ward received her M.F.A. from the University of Michigan and is currently an associate professor of creative writing at Tulane University. She is the editor of the anthology The Fire This Time and the author of the novels Where the Line Bleeds and Salvage the Bones, the latter of which won the 2011 National Book Award and was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. In the forthcoming Sing, Unburied, Sing, Ward will return to Mississippi and the grand themes of her…

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February 2018

Colson Whitehead

February 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Colton Whitehead is a New York-based novelist. His newest novel, The Underground Railroad, is an Oprah’s Book Club 2016 selection, a #1 New York Times bestseller, and the winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize and the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction. Whitehead is the New York Times bestselling author of The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, The Colossus of New York (a book of essays about the city), Apex Hides the Hurt, Sag Harbor, Zone One, and The Noble Hustle.…

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March 2018

Viet Thanh Nguyen

March 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer is a New York Times bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction among a list of other honors. His other books are Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (a finalist for the National Book Award in nonfiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award in General Nonfiction) and Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America. He is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the…

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April 2018

Katherine Boo

April 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Katherine Boo is a staff writer at The New Yorker and a former reporter and editor for The Washington Post. She learned to report at the alternative weekly, Washington City Paper, after which she worked as a writer and co-editor of The Washington Monthly magazine. Over the years, her reporting from disadvantaged communities has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize, a MacArthur “Genius” grant, and a National Magazine Award for Feature Writing. Boo continues her quest to give voice to those without one…

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