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December 2018

Free First Tuesday Drop-In Writing Workshop

December 4, 2018 @ 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 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 with Heidi Kraay

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January 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

January 8 @ 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!   January with Heidi Kraay   Please note that this workshop will take…

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SOLD OUT! Tayari Jones

January 16 @ 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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February 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

February 5 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2019

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! February with Danny Stewart

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CANCELED: Tara Westover Reception at Beside Bardenay

February 13 @ 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 @ 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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Writer in Residence Guisela Penados Baldizón at the Library! at Bown Crossing

February 23 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Dr
Boise, ID 83706 United States
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Guisela Penados Baldizón is the January and February writer in residence at the Library! at Bown Crossing!

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Short Fiction with Christian Winn

February 28 @ 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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March 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

March 5 @ 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! March's Teaching-Writer is Heidi Kraay

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

March 12 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 12, 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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Writing for Performance with Heidi Kraay

March 13 @ 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! David Grann

March 13 @ 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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Ghosts & Projectors at Storyfort with Sarah Manguso, Ashley Toliver, and Michael McKee Green

March 23 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Owyhee, 1109 Main Street
Boise, ID 83702 United States

Join us for a very special Storyfort reading with Sarah Manguso, Ashley Toliver, and Michael McKee Green!

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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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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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