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"My Decade in Google Searches"

January 02, 2020

Listen to new Book Project Mentor Vauhini Vara read from her recent New York Times piece, "My Decade In Google Searches...
The Lookout

Kudos, Q3 2019: News and Accolades from the Lighthouse Community

December 20, 2019

It's kudos time! This is our quarterly opportunity to celebrate the latest publication and award news from our members...
The Lookout

Q&A With New Book Project Mentor Vauhini Vara

December 19, 2019

First, we’re saddened to share that the lovely and talented Eleanor Brown will be stepping away from her Book Project...

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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Filet-o-fiction

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

Lighthouse member hits literary jackpot

September 19, 2008

...only through good work, not luck! 

Rejecting those downer rejections

September 15, 2008

A funny ditty reported to Brian Doyle of The Keny

RIP: David Foster Wallace

September 14, 2008

As the literary world absorbs the loss of one

Mayor announces One Book pick...

September 10, 2008

amid passed appetizers of breaded eggplant (mmm) and mini pastrami sandwiches (or something like that), we were intro

The fast track to bestsellerdom? Get tapped as VP!

August 25, 2008

See? it's easy! From the NY Times Caucus Blog:

Gearing up for DNC: Arvin on writers

August 19, 2008

...and politics (in recent

Member dispatch: Report from Grand Lake

July 22, 2008

Check out Lisa Kenney's wonderfully thorough take on the Grand Lake retreat.

Member Dispatch: Lyric Essay from Grand Lake

July 18, 2008

For those of you who couldn't make it to Grand Lake this year:

Lighthouse time capsule podcast, complete with Jaunty Jingle (tm)

July 13, 2008

We're going to be uploading our podcasts to iTunes as soon as we can figure it out, so we're adding edited versions o

Lighthouse, multi-media like

July 03, 2008

Did y'all ever see this?