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A Wet Ink Explainer

October 26, 2020

Editor's note: In this post, Jessica Comola explains what happens in our online Wet Ink classes for youth. Though the...
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New Faculty Spotlight: By the Book with Julia Madsen

October 23, 2020

Editor's note: Julia Madsen recently joined Lighthouse to teach hybrid and poetry (welcome, Julia!). Keep an eye out...
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October 22, 2020

It's kudos time! This is our quarterly opportunity to celebrate the latest publication and award news from our members...
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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

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Youth Faculty Book Recommendations

May 11, 2020

Did you know our youth faculty members are talented, working writers who are also experienced teachers?

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Q&A with Book Project Grad Ted McCombs

May 07, 2020

Now that applications for the Book Projec

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Throwback Thursday

May 07, 2020

Editor's Note: Every Thursday, for the foreseeable future, we'll be posting some deep cuts from our blog and podc

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The Nonfiction Writer's Guide to Lit Fest 2020

May 06, 2020

No matter where you live, if you're a nonfiction writer, Virtual Lit Fest 2020 has something for you! We've got five

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Kudos Q1, 2020: News and Accolades from the Lighthouse Community

May 01, 2020

It's kudos time!

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The Poet's Guide to Lit Fest 2020

April 28, 2020

Poets, welcome to an entire month of Lit Fest programming (plus a few days)!

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The Fiction Writer's Guide to Lit Fest 2020

April 22, 2020

If you write fiction, or something resembling fiction, have we got a Lit Fest for you!

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Artist Resources

April 14, 2020

To help our struggling community of artists, in some small way, we've compiled a list of resources below for artists

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Lighthouse at AWP San Antonio

March 02, 2020

As the Association of Writers and Writing Programs' annual conference approaches (only three days away!), we're madly

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Lit Fest Visiting Authors at a Glance (Nonfiction)

February 26, 2020

Get those applications ready, nonfiction writers!

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Poetry Out Loud State Finals

February 25, 2020

In preparation for the upcoming

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Lit Fest Visiting Authors at a Glance (Dramatic Writing)

February 17, 2020

Playwrights and screenwriters, you've got a tough choice: either a weeklong advanced workshop with award-winning play