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The 2021 Beacon Award Goes to Tiffany Quay Tyson

November 23, 2021

We're pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Beacon Award for Excellence in Teaching: Tiffany Quay Tyson. The...
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Faculty Spotlight: Interview with Teow Lim Goh

November 10, 2021

Editor's Note: On the occasion of her new collection of poems, Faraway Places, Mike Henry asked Lighthouse instructor...
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Chris Ransick In Memoriam: An Interview with Joy Roulier Sawyer

November 02, 2021

November 4, 2021 marks the two-year anniversary of Chris Ransick’s passing. Recently, Joy Sawyer sent me this interview...
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Dec. 31 / Not the Last Day

January 01, 2015

Happy 2015 Lighthousers!

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Writer's Buzz: The Story of a Book, 5.0

December 18, 2014

The fifth annual The Story of a Book, an event where several Lighthouse faculty and their forthcoming books are celeb

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Rebecca Makkai Reading: The Hundred-Year House

December 18, 2014

Rebecca Makkai is a Chicago-based writer whose recently released second novel, The Hundred-Year House, was c

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Embracing Rejection with a Spike

December 11, 2014

by Jannett Matusiak

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Lit Matters: In Translation

December 06, 2014

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Lit Matters: My Life as a Literary Impostor

December 05, 2014

One day in first grade I showed up to school wearing a dress my mother had made.

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Lit Matters: A Little Light Reading for a Kid

December 04, 2014

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Lit Matters: Running, and Saul Bellow

December 03, 2014

Sure, I read some as a kid—mostly science fiction, like Dune and the Foundation trilogy, and for a

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Lit Matters: Books as Change Agents

December 01, 2014

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Lit Matters: Drunk on Reading

November 28, 2014

by Dan Manzanares

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Lit Matters: Santa, Me, and M.F.K. Fisher

November 26, 2014

by Petra Perkins

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Lit Matters: A poem by a young writer

November 25, 2014


by Caleb Pan


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Lit Matters: A New Perspective

November 24, 2014

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Lit Matters: Marvelous Moments Reading

November 21, 2014

by Cynthia Swanson

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Lit Matters: In Defense of Persnicketiness

November 20, 2014

by Emily Vacchiano