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Not Someone Else's Thing

August 14, 2019

By Lit Fest 2019 Intern Andrea Day Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts written by Lit Fest 2019...
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A Year In the Young Authors Collective

August 13, 2019

Editor's note: Applications for the 2019-2020 Young Authors Collective are due August 24. Learn more and apply here....
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What a Teacher Gains

August 05, 2019

Editor's Note: Young writers in grades 3-12 who've taken a Lighthouse workshop (either in-house, online, or off-site)...
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Three Questions for CAConrad

April 26, 2018

By Andre Gianfrancesco

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Because I Don’t Know Any Weak Women

April 24, 2018

At home, I have a book of fairy tales as reimagined by Ellen Douglas.

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Diversity and Discovery: The Arvada Hard Times Writing Workshop

April 20, 2018

By Patricialyn Veal

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I Found a Tribe

April 13, 2018

By Michael Fischer

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The Truth About False Names

April 10, 2018

When I teach nonfiction classes, I arrive with a list of essays to read and craft points to discuss.

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Writing the Extreme

April 03, 2018

At a book group I visited recently, someone asked if there was anything I was afraid to write about.

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Songs Aboard the Women’s Freedom Train: Writing to Be Free

March 30, 2018

“I write myself out of nightmares and into my dreams,” says Terry Tempest Williams, in her essay “Why I Write.” “I wr

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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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One

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