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Lighthouse Reads: August Edition

August 12, 2021

Editor's Note: We'll periodically bring readers a round-up of books recommended by Lighthouse staff and faculty....
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The Writer's Guide to Late Summer Session 2021

August 04, 2021

We've got 4-week, 8-week, one day, asynchronous, in-person and virtual classes to choose from, in all genres, so what...
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Writing In Color 2021 Retreat Preview: Q&A with Serena Chopra

July 14, 2021

Editor's Note: In advance of the 2021 Writing In Color Retreat, we've asked the Faculty for a preview of their...
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Inspiring Voices

March 28, 2018

On April 6, Lighthouse and Stories on Stage will be co-hosting 

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Can You Imagine

March 27, 2018

By Kathleen Navarich

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A Portrait in Two Parts

March 21, 2018

By Rob Moorhead

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Talking Poetry, Travel, and Mermaids with Diana Khoi Nguyen

March 20, 2018

By Andre Gianfrancesco and Louis Miller

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March 20, 2018

By Don Lawrence

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Grey Owl and I

March 19, 2018

By Liz Mathews


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I am / Don't Be Afraid to Branch Out

March 16, 2018

By Russell March

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Empowering People at Fort Lyon

March 14, 2018

I arrived at the fort late in the evening.

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Playing the Sedulous Ape

March 13, 2018

Here’s a good thing you can do when you come upon a beautiful sentence—like these ship-launchers, for instance, from

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The Generosity of CAConrad

March 12, 2018

My first CAConrad reading was at a pizza joint in North Boise, and my future in-laws were there.

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A Visit to Random House

March 02, 2018

I grew up the second oldest of six siblings, and when you grow up in a home so packed with children and pets and fami

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John Freeman on Poetry, Photography, and the Vibrations of Untold Stories

February 26, 2018

He’s the editor of the literary journal Freeman’s and execut

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Date Your Work

February 15, 2018

Although I’ve been a longtime Lighthouse student and intermittent member, I’d always found myself strangely intimidat

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Use Your Muse

February 13, 2018

I knew very little about the Muses when I was invited to be a part of

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The Script-Selling Advice I Wish I'd Had

January 10, 2018

Writing screenplays is a funny business, because a screenplay isn't a work of art in itself; it's just the blueprint

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Meet Erika Wurth

January 03, 2018

Lighthouse instructor Erika Wurth is the author of on

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Alex Lemon on Memoir, Poetry, and Kitties

December 19, 2017

We lured Alex Lemon—poet, memoirist, English professor at Texas Christian University—to teach at Lighthouse with the

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A Great Idea, A Community, A Home

December 15, 2017

Lighthouse is unique. It is somehow a great idea, a home, and a community wrapped into one.