Word: free reading with Boise poets Jan. 16. Don’t miss it!


BOISE – On Thursday, January 16, at 7 pm, The Cabin will present the first Word: Community Reading and Workshop Series event of 2014. Writers in the Schools teaching-writers Kerri Webster, Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay will read from their work at The Cabin, 801 Capitol Blvd. The event is free and open to the public.


A seventh generation Idahoan, Kerri Webster is the author of two collections of poetry, Grand & Arsenal (University of Iowa, 2012), and We Do Not Eat Our Hearts Alone (University of Georgia, 2005). Recipient of awards from the Whiting Foundation, the Idaho Commission on the Arts, and the Poetry Society of America, she teaches at BSU, CWI, and for the Cabin as a Writer in the Schools.Daniel Stewart, a teaching-writer for The Cabin’s Writers in the Schools and Summer Writing Camps since 1999, is the author of a collection of poems, The Imaginary World. A variety of print and online publications have featured his poems, most recently Prairie Schooner, Skidrow Penthouse, Educe, and Thrush Poetry Journal. Playwright Heidi Kraay also writes poetry, fiction and nonfiction. Selected work is published in Bewildering Stories, Anastamoo, The 5-2, The Zodiac Review and others. Her plays have been developed and produced locally, regionally and in NYC. She loves bridging genre gaps and teaching through Boise Contemporary Theater and The Cabin.

ABOUT WORD: A Community Reading and Workshop Series

WORD is a community reading and workshop series that showcases the diverse talent of Idaho’s local writing community. Through free readings and low-cost workshops held at The Cabin it provides a platform for the community to learn from experienced professional writers.

The Cabin is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire and celebrate a love of reading, writing and discourse throughout Idaho and the region. The Cabin is open Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm.

Information: julie@thecabinidaho.org or (208) 331-8000


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