Lit @ Lost

Lit @ Lost

Date: 6/18/2024 7:00 PM - 6/18/2024 8:00 PM

Location: Lost Grove Brewing (La Pointe)

Cost: Free


We hope you’ll join us for an evening of LITerary magic on June 18, from 7 to 8 PM at Lost Grove Brewing (1026 S La Pointe St)!

Hear from current Idaho Writer-in-Residence, Kerry Webster, and the inaugural Boise City Writers-in-Residence, Natalie Disney and Heidi Kraay, as they share original works and discuss the importance of supporting Idaho’s readers and writers. 

This event is free and open to the public. Food and drink are available for purchase at Lost Grove. Attendees may participate in a raffle with prizes ranging from free books, to cool tote bags, to tickets to upcoming literary events.


Kerri Webster currently serves as writer-in-residence for the State of Idaho. She is the author of four books of poetry: Lapis (Wesleyan University Press, 2022), The Trailhead (Wesleyan, 2018), Grand & Arsenal (University of Iowa, 2012), and We Do Not Eat Our Hearts Alone (University of Georgia, 2005). She has taught at Washington University in St. Louis and Boise State, and as a Writer in the Schools for the Cabin. The recipient of honors including a Whiting Award, the Iowa Prize, the Lucille Medwick Award and a Chapbook Fellowship from the Poetry Society of America, the Lynda Hull Memorial Prize, an Alexa Rose Foundation Grant, and three Literature Fellowships from the Idaho Commission on the Arts, Webster’s poems have appeared in journals including Poetry, the Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, the Los Angeles Review, Colorado Review, Grimoire, Guernica, Indiana Review, Washington Square Review, Kenyon Review, Antioch Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, and Poetry Northwest.

Heidi Kraay currently serves as the Boise City Writer-in-Residence and is a Boise-based playwright and writer-across-disciplines whose work collides myth, metaphor, and monsters to discover connections across difference. Dramatic work has been presented locally, regionally, and internationally. Interdisciplinary projects include her first book, 12 Lifetimes: A Century Cycle, released in December from Modern Mythographer. She holds an MFA in Creative Inquiry and Interdisciplinary Arts from the California Institute of Integral Studies and is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America. Heidi is currently pursuing a Certificate in Dramatic Writing through the Dramatists Guild Institute.

Natalie Disney, the inaugual Boise City Writer-in-Residence, recently earned her MFA in creative writing from Boise State University, where she served as Associate Editor of The Idaho Review. Her work has been published in The Florida Review, The Mississippi Review, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the PEN America Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. She is a recipient of the 2017 Glenn Balch Award for fiction. She teaches writing at BSU and is at work on her first novel.

In our commitment to engaging everyone, the City of Boise is actively removing barriers to participation, including for our residents with disabilities and those who prefer a language other than English. If you need an accommodation to access City of Boise’s services, programs, or activities, please contact us at or 208-972-8500 (TTY 800-377-3529), preferably within 72 hours before to the event.

En nuestro compromiso por lograr la participación de todos, la Ciudad de Boise está eliminando activamente las barreras a la participación, incluso para nuestros residentes con discapacidades y aquellos que prefieren un idioma distinto del inglés. Si necesita una adaptación para acceder a los servicios, programas o actividades de la Ciudad de Boise, póngase en contacto con nosotros en o en el 208-972-8500 (TTY 800-377-3529) preferiblemente en las 72 horas previas al acontecimiento.