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December 2019

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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Revision Strategies with Colleen Brennan

January 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The New Year is a perfect time to revisit that piece of writing you can’t seem to finish but can’t let go of either. Dig out that short story, essay, or book chapter that’s tucked away in a drawer waiting for your attention.   In this 2-hour workshop we will: Share tips for overcoming writer's procrastination Engage in timed writings to help polish the rough spots Use guided exercise to practice writing a new ending Make a plan for moving…

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Ghosts & Projectors with Maggie Nelson and Lilly Jenner

January 17 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Linen Building, 1402 W Grove St
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Friday, January 17th | 7:00 PM The Linen Building $6 students with code, $8 members with code, $10 everyone else  Call The Cabin at 208-331-8000 or email tyler@thecabinidaho.org for code   Join us for a reading with Maggie Nelson, author of Bluets and The Argonauts, with Boise State University MFA student Lilly Jenner. BUY TICKETS This event is proudly sponsored by:           MAGGIE NELSON is a poet, critic, scholar, and nonfiction writer. In 2016 she received a MacArthur Fellowship.…

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

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

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! January's 3rd week workshop is taught by  Teaching-Writer Emily Pittinos! Emily Pittinos is a…

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

January 28 @ 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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February 2020

SOLD OUT! Readings & Conversations with Jad Abumrad

February 1 @ 7:30 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Join us for a lecture with Jad Abumrad, the host and creator of Radiolab.

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

February 4 @ 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! February’s 1st Tuesday workshop is taught by  Teaching-Writer Heidi Kraay! Playwright Heidi Kraay examines the…

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

February 18 @ 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! February's 3rd week workshop is taught by  Teaching-Writer Emily Pittinos! Emily Pittinos is a spinner…

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

April 6 @ 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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