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Four Questions for Steven Dunn

July 17, 2018

By Hannah Haddadi It's going to be a big fall for Lighthouse instructor Steven Dunn, whose second novel, water &...
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Catching Up with Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

July 12, 2018

By Sophie Grossman Graywolf Press received more than 700 submissions to its annual Nonfiction Prize this year, and the...
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Bad News: I Want To Be A Writer

July 06, 2018

By Sophie Grossman I began my first year as an undergrad certain that I wanted to major in biology and begin a...

Good things afoot

April 08, 2008

Lighthouse instructor Janis Hallowell's new novel,

Big get for the Lighthouse Lit Fest 2008

March 21, 2008

Exciting times for the Lighthouse Lit Fest.  We just confirmed that agent Betsy Lerner will be attending, offering wo

Novelists Strike: time to support our people...

March 17, 2008

For my part, I'm going to "set aside" writing the novel I quit three years ago. 

Holy bag-o-doughnuts!

March 11, 2008

Just received this note about our very own Lighthouse short story workshopper Gary Schanbacher's first book:

Spring, Fully Loaded

February 27, 2008

Okay, that's a bad pun (Potential Energy? I need some of that!)

The Mayor's Awards

February 20, 2008

It was a grand night, and we came home with a heavy glass object that could certainly be used by Colonel Mustard in t

You think you've got debt

February 13, 2008

This puts your

Escaped from New York

February 06, 2008

The Outermost House

January 17, 2008

Here's one of my all time favorite quotes:

Gottlieb going to Sundance/ LH going to AWP

January 12, 2008

Here's the latest gossip on Eli Gottlieb's travails for his new novel, Now You See Him, coming out in early

Out of blog shape

January 06, 2008


Teeth, For Some Reason

December 20, 2007

I was driving my daughters to school, and the oldest got mad at me (for something, I can't exactly remember.

To the victors

December 05, 2007

go the spoils, of the 25-bales-of-hay variety.  Twenty-five buckets of clam shells.  Twenty-five reams of paper.  Twe

The Trouble With Titles

December 01, 2007

I have a book manuscript due at the end of December. My very first book. Yippee!

To the Lighthouse on Saturday

November 26, 2007

Come one, come all, to the Ferril House on Saturday to bid farewell to November, hear some poetry, usher in December,

My faith has been restored...

November 16, 2007

After a stunningly disappointing series of misses on my Netflix queue (which had me questioning by what

And Kudos to Carleen

November 12, 2007

Check out workshopper/board member Carleen Brice's Publisher's Week