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Lit Fest Visiting Authors at a Glance (Fiction)

February 11, 2020

Jami Attenberg is the author of a collection of short stories, Instant Love (“a funny, perceptive debut”), and six...
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New Faculty Spotlight: By the Book with Liz Breazeale

January 23, 2020

Editor's note: Liz Breazeale recently joined Lighthouse to teach fiction and nonfiction (welcome, Liz!). In addition to...
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Kudos, Q3 2019: News and Accolades from the Lighthouse Community

December 20, 2019

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

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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