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Readings with Patti Smith, Madeline Miller

The Cabin in Boise continues its series of readings this fall – online. 9 October 2020 – A reading with Patti Smith, acclaimed musician and author of Just Kids, M Train, and Year of the Monkey. Patti will also sing a few songs with her longtime bandmate Tony Shanahan. Tickets include complimentary copy of book. 10 November 2020 – A lecture with Madeline …

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Poetry reading (online) 16 September

Do you enjoy lively and original poetry? The Live Poets Society Is conducting its first Zoom poetry reading (hosted by its long-time community partner, the Garden City Public Library) on Wednesday, 16 September 2020 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. There’s no fee and the public is welcome to participate.  Email  to register and get the Zoom …

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The Quills Conference (online) 13-16 Aug.

Join the League of Utah Writers for an exceptional multi-day virtual writing conference. Take classes in craft, publishing, and marketing; connect with New York Times Bestselling authors; pitch to acquiring editors and agents. It’s happening 13-16 August 2020. Members: $110-175; non-members $150-215. Read more about it at QuillsConference.com.

Genre Requirements

Join this Idaho Writers Guild “Writer’s Corner” workshop presented by editor and writing coach Stacey Smekofske. Make sure that your work meets genre requirements and even exceeds your readers’ expectations. Learn how to include obligatory content that is expected for your genre and remain innovative with your story. Presented online from 7 p.m. to 8 …

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Willamette writers conference

The annual Willamette Writers Conference will be entirely online for 2020. Pitch agents. Sit down with producers. Sharpen your manuscript with industry pros. You can do all this from the comfort of your own home, July 30 – August 2, 2020! Featuring keynote speakers Cheryl Strayed, Pete Souza, Mitchell S. Jackson, Zoraida Córdova, Rosanne Parry, …

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