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Staff Spotlight: Q&A with Kimberly O'Connor

October 21, 2021

Editor's Note: Please join Lighthouse on Friday, November 5, for a happy hour reading and book launch for Young...
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October 11, 2021

It's kudos time! This is our quarterly opportunity to celebrate the latest publication and award news from our members...
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The Writer's Guide to Fall Session 2021

October 04, 2021

Looking for a particular genre, class type, or class length, but don’t know how to find it? Look no further—welcome to...
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The Writer's Guide to the Weekend Publishing Intensive

September 24, 2020

You've been working hard for years, trudging through the writer's block, distractions, dead ends, and doubt

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The Writer's Guide to Fall Session 2020

September 16, 2020

Looking to tap into your creativity? You’re in luck.

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New Faculty Spotlight: By the Book with Alyse Knorr

August 27, 2020

Editor's note: Alyse Knorr recently joined Lighthouse to teach poetry and nonfiction (welcome,

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August 25, 2020

Anyone worried about the state of the art of moviemaking: you can relax.

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New Faculty Spotlight: By the Book with Mathangi Subramanian

August 12, 2020

Editor's note: Mathangi Subramanian re

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Kudos Q2, 2020: News and Accolades from the Lighthouse Community

August 10, 2020

It's kudos time!

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Faculty Spotlight: Mary Harpin

August 06, 2020

As part of our Story of a Book video series, we recently ch

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Guide to the Queer Creatives/Writing in Color Retreat

July 29, 2020

The 2nd Annual Queer Creatives/Writing in Color Retreat is August 3 - 6, 2020, as the retreat goes v

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Announcing the 2020 Fort Lyon Writer-in-Residence

July 28, 2020

Join us in welcoming Michael Bennett as the 2020 Fort Lyon

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Me, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Sound

July 10, 2020

I was first introduced to the writings of

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Finding the Fuel to Push Past Your Fear

July 07, 2020

A little while ago I was able to attend “Creating Art in Dark Times”, my first event hosted by Lighthouse.

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Faculty Spotlight: John Brehm

June 30, 2020

Editor's Note: John Brehm will be reading along with John Cotter, Brandi Homan, and Erika T.

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Q&A with Ilse Josepha Lazaroms

June 22, 2020

Editor's Note: In lieu of being able to participate in a Lit Fest Fellows Reading, we've put together a short Q&a

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On Writing a Novel in an Elementary School Storage Closet

June 16, 2020

Editor's Note:

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Ross Gay's Gratitude as Social Commentary

June 06, 2020

Editor's Note: This is the first of a series of blog posts solicited from former Lit Fest interns discussing thei

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Racial Justice and Literature

June 02, 2020

With the recent examples of police brutality in Minneapolis and elsewhere, the world has shown us (or for m

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Writers With Answers

May 26, 2020

Editor's Note: Every Tuesday, for the foreseeable future, we'll be posting some short answers to litera

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The Hybrid and Dramatic Writer's Guide to Lit Fest 2020

May 13, 2020

Virtual Lit Fest 2020 has something for everyone, including dramatic writers and those whose writing is hard to defin