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February 2020

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

February 20 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Dr
Boise, ID 83706 United States
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Kim Cross

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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March 2020

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

March 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 and third 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! March’s 1st Tuesday workshop is taught by  Teaching-Writer Heidi Kraay! Playwright Heidi Kraay examines the connection…

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SOLD OUT! Readings & Conversations with Francisco Cantú

March 4 @ 7:30 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Join us for a lecture with Francisco Cantú, author of The Line Becomes a River.

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CANCELLED: Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

March 17 @ 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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Due to public health concerns around the spread of COVID-19, Free Drop-In Writing Workshop will be cancelled through Tuesday, May 5th. Be sure to join us again on Tuesday, May 19th. Click here for The Cabin's response to COVID-19. DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30 – 8:00 PM on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to…

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Winter Shorts: A Playwriting Workshop

March 19 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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In this playwriting workshop for writers across disciplines, we’ll explore the short play.

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April 2020

CANCELLED: Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

April 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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Due to public health concerns around the spread of COVID-19, Free Drop-In Writing Workshop will be cancelled through Tuesday, May 5th. Be sure to join us again on Tuesday, May 19th. Click here for The Cabin's response to COVID-19. DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30 – 8:00 PM on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to…

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CANCELLED: Writer in Residence Emily Pittinos at the Library! at Bown Crossing

April 20 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 21, 2020

Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Dr
Boise, ID 83706 United States
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Due to public health concerns around the spread of COVID-19, Boise Public Library programs will be cancelled or postponed through May 9th.  Click here for The Cabin’s response to COVID-19. Emily Pittinos is the March and April 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 Emily:  Emily Pittinos is a Great…

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VIRTUAL Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

April 21 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Due to public health concerns around the spread of COVID-19, this Free Drop-In Writing Workshop will be offered virtually via Zoom.  Click here for The Cabin's response to COVID-19. Meet your writing community! Join us online on the first and third Tuesday every month from 6:30 – 8:00 PM for a totally free, no-strings-attached Drop-In Writing Workshop. Drop-In is hosted by some of our community’s most creative writers, who will lead you through unique writing prompts and leave you with a poem,…

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May 2020

VIRTUAL Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

May 5 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Due to public health concerns around the spread of COVID-19, this Free Drop-In Writing Workshop will be offered virtually via Zoom.  Click here for The Cabin's response to COVID-19.   For your safety, please fill out this very quick survey to gain access to the meeting password: CLICK HERE TO GET ZOOM PASSWORD!   Once you've taken the survey and you've received the password, click on this button to join: CLICK HERE TO JOIN ZOOM MEETING!   Meet your writing community! Join…

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CANCELLED Free VIRTUAL Drop-In Writing Workshop

May 19 @ 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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We're still working on a process to bring this free workshop to you virtually in a fun and safe way. Stay tuned for our next Drop-in happening in June!   DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30 – 8:00 PM on the first and third 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…

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June 2020

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

June 2 @ 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 and third 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. Drop-in is now online! For security purposes, please pre-register with the form below then check your email to confirm your email address (and your humanity). You will be sent the link via…

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Free VIRTUAL Drop-In Writing Workshop

June 16 @ 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 and third 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. Workshop signups are now closed. To get the link after 4:30 PM, email tyler@thecabinidaho.org.  June's 3rd week workshop is taught by Teaching-Writer Colleen Brennan! Colleen Brennan is a freelance writer, editor, writing coach, and teacher…

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VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Gutsy Writing with Susan Bruns Rowe

June 22 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 10:00am

"My starting point is that the ability to write is unusually mysterious to most people. Few of life's difficult tasks seem so acutely unrelated to effort or talent." ~ Peter Elbow   Why is it that we produce so much writing that is flat, empty, and—dare we say it—dead? Gutsy writing, writing that exudes energy, that contains strong, coherent, and interesting ideas is within our grasp. But not by following the methods most of us learned in school. If you're…

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VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: The Tools of Creative Writing with Daniel Stewart

June 22 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 6:30pm

Whether just starting to explore writing or currently practicing, this six-week, multi-genre course focuses on the tools of the creative writer. Each session will feature a specific “tool”: Figurative language imagery shape and form rhythm and music reading as a writer revision Using text models and prompts designed to inspire beginner and practicing writer alike, we will learn new skills, polish old ones, and refresh concepts. Regardless of genre—even if you don’t have a genre—this workshop with spark your creative…

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July 2020

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

July 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 and third 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! Drop-in is now online! For security purposes, please pre-register with the form below…

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