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March 2019

Writer in Residence Lyd Havens at The Library! at Bown Crossing

March 26 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 16, 2019

Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Dr
Boise, ID 83706 United States
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Lyd Havens is the March and April writer in residence at the Library! at Bown Crossing!

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April 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

April 2 @ 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 writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. No RSVP required. Lesson is designed for full hour-and-a-half attendance so come early (or a little late) and snag a seat! April's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart

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Stories of Self with Nicole LeFavour

April 6 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until April 14, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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How to use your lived experience in story and essay for power, to illuminate, to break stereotypes, dispel myths, dismantle stigma, or to end isolation.

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Treasure Valley Reads: Tommy Orange’s Influences and Contemporaries

April 9 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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What Native writers influenced Tommy Orange? What else are young Native North American writers producing today? A short lecture by Dr. Tara Penry, Boise State University Professor of English, will be followed by discussion.

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SOLD OUT! Jennifer Egan

April 25 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Jennifer Egan is the author of A Visit From the Goon Squad, (winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, 2011),  The Keep, Look at Me, The Invisible Circus, and the story collection Emerald City. Her stories have been published in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, GQ, Zoetrope, All-Story, and Ploughshares, and her nonfiction appears frequently in The New York Times. She lives with her husband and sons in Brooklyn. Her newest novel, Manhattan Beach, was published in October 2017 and is…

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May 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

May 7 @ 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 writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. No RSVP required. Lesson is designed for full hour-and-a-half attendance so come early (or a little late) and snag a seat! May's Teaching-Writer is Heidi Kraay

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Introduction to Screenwriting with Samantha Silva

May 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 11, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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This class is for people who want to think like a screenwriter, understand how story = structure, and start writing scenes and developing scripts.

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June 2019

Nature Writers for Grades 5-6 (Morning, June 3-7)

June 3 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Rd
Boise, ID 83712 United States
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June 3rd – 7th Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 12 PM  Grades 5 – 6 at The Idaho Botanical Garden 2355 N Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID 83712 $162 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $197 everyone else Creative writing makes nature come alive.   Register Now!   Cultivate your relationship to nature by writing in Boise’s best garden. In this living museum, go on botany walks with Idaho Botanical Garden staff, sharpen your observation skills, and…

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Cabin Writers for Grades 5-6 (Afternoon, June 3-7)

June 3 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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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.

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Word Play for Grades 3-4 (Afternoon, June 3-7)

June 3 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

June 3rd – 7th Monday – Friday from 1 – 4 PM  Grades 3 – 4 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Flex your writing muscles and set your poems and stories in motion. Register Now!   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,…

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Urban Ink for Grades 7-9 (Afternoon, June 3-7)

June 3 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown.

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

June 4 @ 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 writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. No RSVP required. Lesson is designed for full hour-and-a-half attendance so come early (or a little late) and snag a seat! June's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart

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Cabin Writers for Grades 5-6 (Morning, June 10-14)

June 10 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

June 10th – 14th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 5 – 6 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else The right tools to help you write work you love. Register Now! 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…

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Urban Ink for Grades 7-9 (Morning, June 10-14)

June 10 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

June 10th – 14th Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 12 PM  Grades 7 – 9 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Downtown adventures in short fiction & poetry Register Now! Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown. A professional teaching-writer from The Cabin will be your guide as you find inspiration to write original short stories with unique characters and…

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Word Play for Grades 3-4 (Morning, June 10-14)

June 10 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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June 10th – 14th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 3 – 4 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Flex your writing muscles and set your poems and stories in motion.   Register Now! 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,…

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