Bethany Schultz Hurst will host a writing workshop at Marshall Public Library on Tuesday, October 6, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hurst is the author of Miss Lost Nation, which won the Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize for Poetry in 2013. Her work has been included in Best American Poetry 2015 and in journals such as American Literary Review, Gettysburg Review, and New Ohio Review. She is Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Idaho State University. Hurst will offer the poetry workshop, “Poetry: The Strange and Familiar,” which will discuss different craft techniques designed to create and amplify movement in poem drafts. We’ll discuss a few contemporary poem examples and conclude the session with a related writing exercise. This workshop is free and open to all members of the public. For more information, please call Amy Campbell at 232-1263 ext. 106.