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August 2019

Writer in Residence Mitch Wieland at the Library! at Bown Crossing

August 15, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Dr
Boise, ID 83706 United States
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Mitch is the July and August writer in residence at the Libary! at Bown Crossing!

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Reading to Write Better with Susan Rowe

August 21, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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Reading great stories, memoirs, and poems should make us better at the craft of writing, right? But how often do we read literature closely enough to examine the choices the author has made? How often do we take the time to ponder why those choices work? In this class, we'll read and discuss, dissect and diagram great examples of literary writing to glean vital knowledge about writing craft. We will look at how the best writers use language, mystery, settings,…

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WITA 2019 Book Launch Party – “FUEL”

August 29, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Basque Center, 601 W. Grove St.
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Join us Thursday, August 29th to celebrate The Cabin’s book launch party and signing for Writers in the Attic: FUEL. This year's book launch will be at The Basque Center. Grab a drink at the Basque bar before settling in at 7PM to hear “fuel” inspired writing, and get your favorite stories and poems signed by the authors. Additional copies of the anthology will be for sale. At the end of the evening, the 2020 WITA theme will be announced! $5…

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September 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

September 3, 2019 @ 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! September's Teaching-Writer is Heidi Kraay

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First Edition: A Literary Trivia Fundraiser w/ Storyfort and The Cabin!

September 12, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Woodland Empire Ale Craft, 1114 W Front St
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Thursday, September 12th | Doors at 6:30 PM Trivia from 7 – 9 PM Woodland Empire Ale Craft Backroom  Buy Tickets   What's unusual about the cats that live at the Ernest Hemingway home in Key West? What did Robert Hayden's father do on those winter Sundays? Can you name all four of the March sisters? Show off the answers, wow all your friends, put that dusty English degree to use, and raise money for the best Storyfort ever at First…

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October 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

October 1, 2019 @ 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! October's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart

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The Cabin’s Annual Gala

October 15, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
BSU Morrison Center, 2201 W Cesar Chavez Ln
Boise, ID 83725 United States
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The Cabin's Annual Gala Tuesday, October 15, 2019  Backstage at The Morrison CenterDinner on Stage at 5 PM Readings & Conversations with Ann Patchett at 8 PM  Join us for a one-of-a-kind dinner on stage at the Morrison Center! Enjoy wine and food, hear remarks from special guests Anthony Doerr and Samantha Silva, bid on better-than-ever live auction items, and raise your paddle to support the next generation of Idaho readers and writers (and those that already make this an exceptional…

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Screenwriting with Tracy Sunderland

October 16, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Join writer Tracy Sunderland in a practical exploration and approach to screenwriting

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Writer in Residence Danny Stewart at the Library! at Bown Crossing

October 19, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 19, 2019

Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Dr
Boise, ID 83706 United States
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Danny Stewart is the September and October writer in residence at the Library! at Bown Crossing!

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November 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

November 5, 2019 @ 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! November's Teaching-Writer is Heidi Kraay

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December 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

December 3, 2019 @ 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! December's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart

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The Cabin’s Annual Meeting & Party

December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Wednesday, December 11th | 6 PM The Cabin Meeting by by-laws. Party by choice.  Cabin members, we can't thank you enough. Without you, we would not be able to offer low- to no-cost programs for writers and readers. You keep our (sometimes metaphorical) lights on. The least we can do is make our required meeting fun. So join us on Wednesday, December 11th at 6 PM for some wine, catered appetizers, Cabin swag, and news on how we're doing as…

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Writer in Residence Laura Roghaar at the Library! at Bown Crossing

December 17, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Dr
Boise, ID 83706 United States
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Laura Roghaar is the November and December writer in residence at the Library! at Bown Crossing!

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January 2020

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

January 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 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! January's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart

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Writer in Residence Kim Cross at the Library! at Bown Crossing

January 14 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until January 28, 2020

Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Dr
Boise, ID 83706 United States
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Kim Cross is the January and February writer in residence at the Library! at Bown Crossing! Join her and interact with Vox Poplar, a large, sculptural, scroll of paper with a bas-relief image of Cottonwood trees carved into the face that feeds into a manual typewriter. About Kim:  Author of the New York Times Best-Selling WHAT STANDS IN A STORM, Kim Cross is a freelance writer and journalist specializing in meticulously reported literary nonfiction. After more than a decade as an editor and…

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