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October 2016

Gloria Steinem

October 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
BSU Morrison Center,
2201 W Cesar Chavez Ln
Boise, ID 83725 United States
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Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, editor, and feminist activist. In 1972, she co-founded Ms. magazine, and she remained one of its editors for fifteen years. In 1968, she helped found New York magazine, where she was a political columnist and wrote feature articles. Her books include the bestsellers Revolution from Within, Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, Moving Beyond Words, Marilyn: Norma Jeane, and As if Women Matter (published in India). Steinem has received the Penney-Missouri Journalism Award, the Front Page and…

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November 2016

Colum McCann

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Egyptian Theatre,
700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Colum McCann is the internationally bestselling author of the 2009 National Book Award-winning novel Let the Great World Spin. In his most recent collection of short fiction, Thirteen Ways of Looking, McCann charts the territory of chance, and the profound and intimate consequences of even our smallest moments. McCann’s fiction has been published in 30 languages and has appeared in The New Yorker, Paris Review, Granta, The Atlantic Monthly, GQ, Bomb and other places. He has written for numerous publications including The New York Times, the Irish…

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February 2017

Juan Felipe Herrera, US Poet Laureate

February 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Egyptian Theatre,
700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Juan Felipe Herrera is the 21st Poet Laureate of the United States (2015-2016) and is the first Latino to hold the position. From 2012-2014, Herrera served as California State Poet Laureate. Herrera’s many collections of poetry include Notes on the Assemblage; Senegal Taxi; Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems, a recipient of the PEN/Beyond Margins Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross The Border: Undocuments 1971-2007. He is also the author of Crashboomlove: A Novel…

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March 2017

Aimee & Karen Bender

March 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Egyptian Theatre,
700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Aimee Bender is the author of five books: The Girl in the Flammable Skirt (1998) which was a NY Times Notable Book, An Invisible Sign of My Own (2000) which was an L.A. Times pick of the year, Willful Creatures (2005) which was nominated by The Believer as one of the best books of the year, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (2010) which recently won the SCIBA award for best fiction, and an Alex Award, and The Color Master, released this last August, a NY Times Notable book…

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April 2017

Lauren Groff

April 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Egyptian Theatre,
700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Lauren Groff is the award-winning and bestselling author of the celebrated short story collection, Delicate Edible Birds, as well as the author of three novels- The Monsters of Templeton, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers, Arcadia, winner of the Medici Book Club Prize, and Fates and Furies, a finalist for the National Book Award and Amazon's pick for Best Book of the Year. She lives in Gainsville, Florida with her husband and two sons. Individual tickets are available HERE: INDIVIDUAL TICKETS TO LAUREN…

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