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Kudos, Q4 2018: News and Accolades from the Lighthouse Community

February 06, 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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Reading Ruth Rendell: Reflecting on Genre in the Short Story Form

January 22, 2019

By Jennifer Itell Editor's Note: Jennifer is teaching a Misdirection in Fiction workshop at Lighthouse North in...
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500 Days of Writing

January 10, 2019

By Maria Gabriela Guevara I used to be one of those writers that waited for inspiration to strike. I am a romantic and...
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Six Questions for Serena Chopra

September 18, 2018

By Estefania Lemus

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Six Questions for Karen Auvinen

September 07, 2018

By Estefania Lemus

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We received a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies!

September 05, 2018

We're excited to announce that Lighthouse has been selected to participate in the Bloomberg Philanthropies' Arts and

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Inside the Writer's Studio: Carmen Maria Machado

August 30, 2018

On July 28, we hosted Carmen Maria Machado, author of Her Body and Other Parties, at the Holiday Theater at

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Results of Our Casino Night Fundraiser

August 21, 2018

Last Saturday, we gathered under the tent to try our luck at casino games and raise funds for Lighthouse Writers Work

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Five Questions for Carolina Ebeid

August 07, 2018

By Andre Gianfrancesco
 
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Why Should Writers Travel?

August 06, 2018

By Chetan Mahajan

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The Worst Day

August 02, 2018

By Jason Sweeney

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After All: An Erasure

August 02, 2018

By Kathleen Navarich

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Heart-Shaped Rock

August 02, 2018

By Sam Guymon

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The Equality of Chaos, The Beauty of the Broken

August 02, 2018

By Alexandra Donovan

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MG Adventures with Lija Fisher

July 26, 2018

By Hannah Haddadi

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Lighthouse North: An Origin Story

July 24, 2018

Six years ago, I was feeling quite isolated at home with eight-month-old twins, here in Louisville.

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One Day with 2Hearts

July 20, 2018

By Musa Turner

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Four Questions for Steven Dunn

July 17, 2018

By Hannah Haddadi

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Catching Up with Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

July 12, 2018

By Sophie Grossman

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Bad News: I Want To Be A Writer

July 06, 2018

By Sophie Grossman

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Plotting: Trapped in the Beginning?

July 03, 2018

Many a writer gets caught in a loop of writing and rewriting the beginning of a novel.

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Wiggle

July 03, 2018

Let’s say you know the feeling, you feel the feeling, that your story’s supposed to convey.

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A Saturday Afternoon with Rachel Weaver

June 16, 2018

By Andre Gianfrancesco

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We Can't Look Away

June 16, 2018

About two years ago, we started the first Hard Times writing workshop at the Denver Public Library, and since then, i

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Five Questions for Jesaka Long

June 04, 2018

By Louis Miller

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A Patch of Dirt, A Blank Page

May 31, 2018

Recently, I was digging in the containers of my outdoor potted plants, and I discovered the ornamental sweet potato v

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Collected: A Case for the Whole

May 30, 2018

I came to short story writing through Flannery O’Connor and John Updike in one of those high school English anthologi