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August 2019

Reading to Write Better with Susan Rowe

August 21 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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Ta-Nehisi Coates in Conversation with Mitchell S. Jackson

October 7 @ 8:00 PM
BSU Morrison Center, 2201 W Cesar Chavez Ln
Boise, ID 83725 United States
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Join us for a conversation between Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of The Beautiful Struggle, We Were Eight Years in Power, Between the World and Me, and the forthcoming The Water Dancer, and Mitchell S. Jackson, author of The Residue Years and Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family.

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Ritual and The Writer’s Life: a Poetry Workshop with Tyler Brewington

October 10 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until October 10, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702

It's often the case that clever, witty, narrative poems feel like they come from the head. Other kinds of poems seem to come from deeper places: the third eye, the naked self, the heart. As summer gives way to fall, why not try to harvest whatever's ready to come out from beneath the ego? In this workshop, we'll talk about the role ritual can play in one's writing life. We'll use divinatory practices like bibliomancy and tarot as a way…

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The Cabin’s Annual Gala

October 15 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
BSU Morrison Center, 2201 W Cesar Chavez Ln
Boise, ID 83725 United States
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Readings & Conversations with Ann Patchett

October 15 @ 8:00 PM
BSU Morrison Center, 2201 W Cesar Chavez Ln
Boise, ID 83725 United States
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Join us for a lecture with Ann Patchett, author of The Patron Saint of Liars, Taft, The Magician’s Assistant, Bel Canto, Run, State of Wonder, and Commonwealth.

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November 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

November 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! November's Teaching-Writer is Heidi Kraay

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December 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

December 3 @ 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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February 2020

Readings & Conversations with Jad Abumrad

February 1, 2020 @ 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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March 2020

Readings & Conversations with Francisco Cantú

March 4, 2020 @ 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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April 2020

Readings & Conversations with Madeline Miller

April 15, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Join us for a lecture with Madeline Miller, author of Circe.

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