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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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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...
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Tony Hoagland's New Book

February 08, 2010

As a devotee of Tony Hoagland, I am very happy that he has a new book out, (Tattered Cover better have it in stock, o

I had a nightmare, and then it showed up in print

January 29, 2010

File the following under: Terrifying in its filaments of truth.  An article in the current Mother Jones, "

Memoir vs. fiction: an article apart?

January 28, 2010

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Department of consolations

January 23, 2010

Lists, Schmists

December 30, 2009

Thanks, Secret Santa!

December 18, 2009

December 15, 2009

Some smart ideas: Bishop and Longenbach

December 09, 2009

A passage from James Longenbach’s The Resistance to Poetry, the opening to a chapter entitled “Untidy Activi

A Weekend for the (weird and frigid) record books

December 08, 2009

What can I say?

In Search of Memoir

November 25, 2009

The blog posts I have not written

November 17, 2009

Why hast thou forsaken me, Erratum, muse of the blog post?

Memo to the Lighthouse Fundraising Committee

November 06, 2009

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Tony Hoagland, Unpacking the Writing Process

November 05, 2009

This, on a pretty neat blog, "How a Poem Happens": http://howapoemhapp

Serious Fun with Lorrie Moore

October 30, 2009

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I Have Been to Oprah's Web Site and Have Lived to Tell the Tale....

October 20, 2009

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Remember that song...?

October 19, 2009

"Video Killed the Radio Star"?

Legitimation by fiction

October 11, 2009

Just as Amanda needs a version

Write Or Die (Or Be Very Startled)

October 07, 2009

Many times I've said that I needed a man with a gun to stand behind my desk and keep me writing (also to chase me aro