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The Hemingway Center offers programming in creative writing, experiential learning, and research in Boise and beyond. In addition, community members are welcome to attend free lectures, readings, and performances.

A luminous Milky Way and stars are reflected on the surface of Sprague Lake at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

Sawtooth Writing Retreat

Elevate your writing in the stunning mountain landscape near Ketchum, Idaho, where Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote. The Hemingway Center offers an annual writing workshop. Participants work with talented authors one-on-one and in groups.

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A black and white photo of Ernest Hemingway sitting in a chair, leaning slightly over a table and writing in on a notepad.

Education and Research

The Hemingway Center provides students with a variety of experiential learning opportunities and invites the community to attend free public readings and lectures in the Great Hall.

A black and white photo of writer Joy Williams wearing sunglasses, sitting in a chair, smiling at the camera.

Visiting Artists and Scholars

The Hemingway Center hosts readings and lectures from visiting authors, performers, musicians, artists, and scholars. These events are free and open to the public.

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