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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...
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...

Lit Fest Participant Reading I

June 16, 2009

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Intern's report: Obsession Salon

June 14, 2009

Laurel Smith's back at it: a report on the incredibly entertaining, funny, smart salon on obsession presented by

Intern's report: Writing in Changing times

June 13, 2009

Ed note: Lighthouse brings on an intern each summer to keep us current and help them see some of the writing worl

Report from the salon: Writing in Changing Times

June 12, 2009

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Faculty Reading Report

June 10, 2009

First, there were fish & chips and some very tasty Hefferveisen (sp?) with slices of orange, all at the very swan

Good news and bad news

June 08, 2009

So let's start with the good news.  Our Lit Fest kickoff was a rousing success -- 75-plus made it out to toast in the

What one writing guru said...

May 19, 2009

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Thursday nighter does good

April 29, 2009

Kudos to advanced short story workshopper Brendan Landry for publishing his fab story, "

What I learned from the poets

April 27, 2009

On Friday we had this event called Split Personalities, and we were planning on packing the house with 60 or so atten

I love me some poets

April 20, 2009

...or actually any writer who can make me identify with both the protagonist and antagonist of a story or poem, as in

A Thought for National Poetry Month

April 15, 2009

Who says poetry makes nothing happen, or that it doesn't matter?

A little love for the less vaunted forms

April 07, 2009

What fun to encounter this, thanks to a tip from Diane T, in the Sunday NYT.  We might not get the six-figure advance

The point of the workshop

April 01, 2009

Nick from Thursday night short story sent this link to me, and I thought it was a good, provocative little ditty.

Baby steps in the journey

March 27, 2009

from terrible interviewee to Harper's cover, from

What we really want to know...

March 22, 2009

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Four Things + Horseshoes = Bestseller

March 19, 2009

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Unlikely stories

March 17, 2009

Shana Kelly moved to Den

Does Bishop matter to non-poets?

March 09, 2009

I know she does to me, but I've spent less time thinking of the 'why' of it.  So I asked our smart faculty member and

Posthumous Wallace

March 02, 2009

The New Yorker has a huge profile

Perfecting it in 10,000 hours or less

February 18, 2009

I’ve been thinking a lo

Collaboration Love

February 13, 2009

It may only be Februar

Balet Nouveau

February 03, 2009

I've been joking lately about my participation in Ballet Nouveau's