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...

R.I.P. John Updike

January 27, 2009

In what caps a tough few months for literary writers, we bid adieu too early to the man I always wished was my uncle

Unlike Subaru, humanities profs follow the trends

January 19, 2009

Not a big surprise to anyone who's been working (or studying) in universities, but I've never seen it in black and wh

Fiction, like Subaru, flouts the trends

January 13, 2009

Well this is hardly as newsworthy as the apocalyptic surv

Yes, he did...

December 30, 2008

because he's one of those poets who likes challenges, David J.

The House on Downing Street...

December 28, 2008

So Much Depends On Good Poetry...

December 14, 2008

Mark Irwin, one of the first Lighthouse Writer’s Studio guests way back in 2004, has a new book out, and s

Here they come: The "Bail Out the Writers" articles

December 12, 2008

and just in the nick of time!  We all just finished explaining to our children why Santa skips every few years.

Marketing strategy #436-B

November 18, 2008

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The Henry-Frey October Buzz Buzzed!

October 26, 2008

About 100 Lighthouse folk and their pals shoehorned themselves into Forest Room 5 for the kickoff celebrating Lightho

First Lighthouse working-writer scholarship awarded

October 21, 2008

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How to Plot Your Way Out of a Box

October 17, 2008

Rebecca Berg posts about one of her favorite novels, The Testament of Gideon Mack, which will be featured in

The art of blooming late...

October 16, 2008

Shari Caudron alerted me to this Malcolm Gladwell essay, "Late Bloomer," in the current

Colorado Book Awards, a Small View

October 15, 2008

Well, the night was full of celebration and great news, with so many Lighthousers winning and being nominated.

Lighthouse at the Book Awards

October 09, 2008

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October 06, 2008

Steven Millhauser has a boffo essay on the short story v.

Carleen Brice: Breakout Author of the Year

October 05, 2008

Longtime Lighthouse workshopper (and current board member) Carleen Brice was feted in New York City at the African Am

Billy Collins is Back at It

October 04, 2008

Mr. Collins, will you be my uncle?

Sorry, but I had to get that out of the way.

Silly Americans dogged by the Nobel committee

October 01, 2008

The outrage!

The pros of cutting (& not in the scary way...)

September 25, 2008

At the risk of seeming obsessed with George Saunders's elaborate and sometimes product-placement-riddled metaphors ab

Arvin spreads the ink

September 24, 2008

all over the place!

Learning from the utes: An intern's take on Young Writers

September 22, 2008

We asked our wonderful summer intern from Smith College, Sara Aboulafia, to give us her take on the third annual