A published poet and essayist, Steele turned her experience living in Brazil several years ago into her first novel, "The Angel of Esperanca," a mythic tale of love, tragedy, faith and redemption about a young woman who takes to a remote tower after calamity befalls her family.
Minskoff directs the journalism program at the College of Idaho, where he has taught since 2001 and was a founding board member of The Cabin. Minskoff has written several chapbooks and an a book "Idaho Wine Country," a collaboration with photographer Paul Hosefros that explores the state's developing wine culture through the stories of winemakers.
The “Word” series is The Cabin’s adult programming that highlights Idaho writers and authors. It also includes a series of writing workshops. The rest of this year’s workshops are sold out.
Other Cabin news
The deadline for submitting work for the forthcoming Writers in the Attic 2015 anthology has been extended from Feb. 27 to March 6. The writing will be blind judged by a local literary notable, and selected works will be published. Each author can enter up to five pieces for the $15 entry fee ($10 for Cabin members).
This year's theme is Animal, in all its definitions and metaphors. Learn more here.