When: Wed., April 8, 7 p.m. 2015
Margaret Atwood fun facts: She is a joint honorary president of Birdlife International's Rare Bird Society; her voice is used in the fitness app Zombies, Run!; she is the first of 100 authors who will contribute works that won't be published until 2114, when a specially planted forest can be harvested to produce the necessary paper to publish them.
Here's another fact: The Canadian author of The Handmaid's Tale, Booker Prize-winning The Blind Assassin and MaddAddam Trilogy is coming to Boise as part of the Boise State University Distinguished Lecture Series. Her talk, titled "Expression and the Power of Words," is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing. Bonus: free parking. Presented by the Boise State Honors College.