Idaho Authors Community: Thursday, Jan. 24, 7-9 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.
Sherry Cann's Writers Critique Group: Saturday, Jan. 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Smoky Mountain Pizza on Fairview, Meridian.
Boise Public Library: all branches will be closed, Monday, Jan. 21.
Selah, Idaho Christian Writers Group: Jan. 21, 6:309 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.
Literature Discussion Group: Dr. Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, Monday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Young Writers Group: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 4-5 p.m., Boise Public Library at Collister.
Adult Book Club: Sarahs Key, by Tatiana de Rosnay, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7-9 p.m., Boise Public Library at Collister.
Literature for Lunch: The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway, Friday, Feb. 1, 12:101 p.m. Boise Public Library Main Branch.
Second annual Writers in the Attic Competition: Now through Friday, Feb. 22, submissions will be accepted. This years theme is detour. Stories will be blind-judged by a local literary notable and published as part of the Writers in the Attic 2013 anthology. Competition guidelines and submission forms can be found at www.TheCabinIdaho.org.
Looking Ahead: The Cabin presents Literary Luminary Anthony Doerr Feb. 12 at the Egyptian Theatre, Boise. The Cabin welcomes Doerr as part of the annual literary series Readings & Conversations. He is the award-winning author of four books. His numerous accolades include a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA Fellowship, four O. Henry prizes, the 2010 Story Prize and two Pushcart Prizes. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by audience questions and a book signing. Tickets are available at the Egyptian Theatre box office and online at egyptiantheatre.net.
Writers Block: Tuesdays, Noon1 p.m., Boise Community Radio, KRBX 89.9. Hosted by Jennifer Sanders Peterson and Amanda Turner.
Poets and Writers Open Mic: Every first Thursday, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Nook HD/HD+Class: Saturdays, 11 a.m.; Thursdays, 6 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.
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