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January 2019

SOLD OUT! Tayari Jones

January 16, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Tayari Jones is the author of the novels Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, Silver Sparrow, and An American Marriage (Algonquin Books, February 2018). Her writing has appeared in Tin House, The Believer, The New York Times, and Callaloo.  A member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, she has also been a recipient of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, Lifetime Achievement Award in Fine Arts from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, United States Artist Fellowship, NEA Fellowship and Radcliffe Institute Bunting Fellowship. Silver Sparrow was named a #1 Indie Next Pick by…

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Short Fiction with Christian Winn

January 17, 2019 @ 6:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

The Cabin’s River Room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702

In this six-week fiction writing workshop, we will be both creating and studying the craft and art of writing great short fiction. As writers, each workshop member will create a new and original work of short fiction, get feedback from their workshop peers and the teaching-writer, then head back into the revision process to polish and refine their narratives with an eye toward publication. We will also be studying, and breaking down, short stories and novel excerpts, paying particular attention to…

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February 2019

Writing for Performance with Heidi Kraay

February 6, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 13, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Feeling stagnant in your creative practice? Looking for inspiration? Reconnect with your curiosity and creativity this new year by returning to the simple truth: writing is a physical act. In Writing for Performance, we will engage in active writing practices using a performer’s vocabulary that engage the full body/mind. Every week we’ll start from scratch and generate new material through physical/tactile/sensory exercises geared to reconnect us to our creative process. Each of us will use what we create during the…

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SOLD OUT! Tara Westover Reception at Beside Bardenay

February 13, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Beside Bardenay, 612 W Grove St
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Mark your calendars for February 13th at 5 PM because Tara Westover plans to have a drink with you at Beside Bardenay before her Readings & Conversations lecture at The Egyptian Theatre. Tickets are $20 for Cabin members (please call for code!), $25 for non-members and includes appetizers. There will be a cash bar. Hope to see you there! Buy Tickets

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SOLD OUT! Tara Westover

February 13, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Tara Westover is an American author living in the UK. Born in Idaho to a father opposed to public education, she never attended school. She spent her days working in her father's junkyard or stewing herbs for her mother, a self-taught herbalist and midwife. She was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. After that first encounter with education, she pursued learning for a decade, graduating magna cum laude from Brigham Young University in 2008 and subsequently winning a Gates Cambridge…

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March 2019

SOLD OUT! David Grann

March 13, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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New Yorker writer and bestselling author of The Lost City of Z and Killers of the Flower Moon David Grann doesn’t just produce captivating stories—he lives them. Whether crossing the ocean on a skiff or trekking for months through the Amazon, Grann immerses himself in his reporting to give his stories a pace and intensity unlike any other. Grann is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the bestselling author of The Devil and Sherlock Holmes and The Lost City of Z, which has been translated into more than twenty languages.…

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April 2019

SOLD OUT! Jennifer Egan

April 25, 2019 @ 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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