Writers and Staff 2024
Cole/Nicole LeFavour, has an MFA in creative writing from the University of Montana and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California Berkeley in the evolution of cognition. They lives in Boise and teaches creative writing at The Cabin, and has represented the state in the National Slam Poetry competition. A life-long human rights advocate, they served in the Idaho Legislature for eight years. In 2012, Cole/Nicole finished a novel about a dragon and is presently working on a memoir. They writes essays, journalism, creative non-fiction, poems and slam poetry. "As a young person, I lived on an Idaho ranch at the edge of the Frank Church wilderness. Nothing inspires me to write more than being in the wild. It is not only what is around me, the beauty, or the intricate lives of the plants and animals, but what of myself I find there."