The Lookout

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...
The Lookout

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....
Speakeasy Podcast

Fort Lyon Writers-in-Residence Reading

August 12, 2019

Editor's note: Lighthouse welcomed 2019 Fort Lyon resident writers Michael Fischer and Sarah Shotland for a reading and...

AWP Dispatch: Beyond the I: Memoir as Cultural Criticism

April 18, 2010

This comes once again from Susanna Donato, blogger extraordinaire at

AWP Dispatch: What to say & When to say it

April 17, 2010

Another report from Kerry Booth. Thanks, mister!

AWP Dispatch: "Do Not Hurry, Do Not Rest"

April 15, 2010

This dispatch comes from the esteemed Lighthouse faculty member

AWP Dispatch: A Reading by David Wroblewski (or: How to Give a Great Reading)

April 15, 2010

This one comes from the lovely, talented, and nattily outfitted (we wear the same sport sandals every year to

AWP Dispatch: Fiction in 4-D

April 14, 2010

Our last (but definitely not least) dispatch from Simple S

AWP Dispatch: Writer as Thief

April 14, 2010

This blog post comes from Kerry Booth, who you may have noticed shaved his head for a fundraiser rec

AWP Dispatch: Managing the Novel from Symptoms to Recovery

April 14, 2010

Another one from the talented & wonderful Susanna Donato:

AWP Dispatch: Randomalia from Schanbacher

April 13, 2010

Gary Schanbacher, long-time Lighthouser and award-winning author of the story collection

AWP Dispatch: Finding Lost Memories

April 13, 2010

This one comes from member Ilona Fried, enchantress at

AWP Dispatch: Plot as Ritual, not Representation

April 13, 2010

Another great write-up from our very own (and Simple Sugar Bakery's) T

AWP Dispatch: Telling Other People's Stories

April 12, 2010

Another good recap from Lighthouser (and Cheap Like Me founder)

AWP Dispatch: Sick Humor

April 12, 2010

Fiction writer Laurie Sleeper, Lighthouse workshopper, retreater, and indispensable event attendee,

AWP Dispatch: What We Hate--Editorial Dos and Don'ts

April 12, 2010

This one comes from our very own Tiffany Q.

AWP Dispatch: Etgar Keret & George Saunders

April 11, 2010

The rollicking Lighthouse party at the Jet Hotel on Friday had only one downside: a lot of us missed the Keret/Saunde

AWP Dispatch: Writing Biographies

April 10, 2010

Another posting from a Lighthouser on the scene at the AWP Conference.

To Be or to Have Genius

March 25, 2010

Perhaps because she wrote a bestselling travel memoir about eating pizza, doing yoga, and falling in love (Eat, P

Story of a Book 2.0 Q&A

March 16, 2010

Here's the Q & A portion of The Story of a Book, with Eleanor Brown, Harrison Fletcher, Jackie St.

Writer's Buzz: Story of a Book 2.0

March 16, 2010

Join with us for a second annual celebration of Lighthousers who have experienced recent breakthroughs in publishing.

Immerse (yourself in) this!

March 11, 2010

Note: This is a guest blog from far-flung Lighthouse instructor Jeremy Miller, who we're secretly hoping will mov

Boy did we buzz!

March 01, 2010

The Ten-Rule Hustle

February 24, 2010

Though I'm not sure what spawned its resurgence, we're going through a new wave of 

Ginormous Thought of the Day

February 17, 2010

In my poetry workshop this week, we've been reading work by