Writer in Residence

Christian Winn is Idaho’s current Writer in Residence. The Idaho Writer in Residence represents the highest literary recognition in the state and those who hold the position embody exceptional quality in their field. As part of his appointment Winn travels throughout the state to conduct readings and talk about craft; he is available to participate in events and lead discussions at libraries, schools, community centers and for other lit-loving organizations and groups.

According to Winn, “To get the chance to help lead, foster, and perpetuate the narratives, the stories, the poetry of our Idaho lives is remarkable, humbling, and awesome.”

Would your community or group like to host Idaho’s Writer in Residence? Contact Jocelyn Robertson, Director of Literature, for more information.

Christian Winn is the author of Naked Me and What’s Wrong With You Is What’s Wrong With Me, both short story collections from Dock Street Press; founder of the Writers Write workshop; a teaching writer with The Cabin and co-founder of Storyfort, a part of Treefort Music Fest.