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Bloom: A Reading Series

Monday, September 12th 2022 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

We’ve partnered with the folks behind Story Forward to bring you the third season of Bloom: A Reading Series featuring fiction writers, poets, playwrights, creative nonfiction writers, and podcasters live on stage in IBG’s Meditation Garden!

This week’s Bloom features:

📖 CMarie Fuhrman
📖 Elizabeth Rodgers
📖 Stacy Boe Miller

Gates @ 5:30 pm
Reading from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

$5 – Members
$10 – Nonmembers

Our awesome friends from Lost Grove will be on site with some delicious beverages for sale!

Bring your picnic blanket, folding chair, food and drink of choice, and an ear for some amazing writers and creatives.

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CMarie Fuhrman

CMarie Fuhrman is the author of Camped Beneath the Dam: Poems (Floodgate 2020) and co-editor of Native Voices (Tupelo 2019). She has published poetry and nonfiction in multiple journals including Emergence Magazine, Yellow Medicine Review, Cutthroat a Journal of the Arts, Whitefish Review, Broadsided Press, Taos  International Journal of Poetry and Art, as well as several anthologies. 

CMarie is a regular columnist for the Inlander, the Translations Editor for Broadsided Press, Non Fiction Editor for High Desert Journal, and Director of the Elk River Writers Conference.  She resides in the mountains of West Central Idaho.


Elizabeth Rodgers

Rodgers is a writer and filmmaker. She has written for Paramount Pictures, Carsey/Werner and Showtime, among others. Her documentaries have appeared nationally on PBS and on educational television worldwide. She is currently working on a historical novel based on her award-winning PBS documentary, Exodus 1947, narrated by Morley Safer.


Stacy Boe Miller

Stacy Boe Miller is a poet and nonfiction writer living in northern Idaho. Her work can be found in Copper Nickel, River Teeth’s Beautiful Things, Terrain, Mid-American Review, and other journals. She serves on the board of High Desert Journal and is the current Poet Laureate of Moscow Idaho. You can find some of her work at stacyboemiller.com.


The series will take place in our Meditation Garden and the shady, expansive green area that surrounds it. At this time, we will not have vendors at this event. Visitors are welcome to bring in their own food and non-alcoholic beverages.

*** Please help us keep the garden clean by packing in and packing out your picnic!

In order to allow artists and attendees 6′ – 10′ between themselves and others, attendance will be limited to these events. Please be mindful of other guests and practice social-distancing at all times.