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Faculty Spotlight: John Brehm

June 30, 2020

Editor's Note: John Brehm will be reading along with John Cotter, Brandi Homan, and Erika T. Wurth at a Lit Fest Happy...
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Q&A with Ilse Josepha Lazaroms

June 22, 2020

Editor's Note: In lieu of being able to participate in a Lit Fest Fellows Reading, we've put together a short Q&A...
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On Writing a Novel in an Elementary School Storage Closet

June 16, 2020

Editor's Note: Applications for the 2022 class of the Book Project are due June 26. To learn more about the two-year...
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Songs Aboard the Women’s Freedom Train: Writing to Be Free

March 30, 2018

“I write myself out of nightmares and into my dreams,” says Terry Tempest Williams, in her essay “Why I Write.” “I wr

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Inspiring Voices

March 28, 2018

On April 6, Lighthouse and Stories on Stage will be co-hosting 

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Can You Imagine

March 27, 2018

By Kathleen Navarich

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A Portrait in Two Parts

March 21, 2018

By Rob Moorhead

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Talking Poetry, Travel, and Mermaids with Diana Khoi Nguyen

March 20, 2018

By Andre Gianfrancesco and Louis Miller

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One

March 20, 2018

By Don Lawrence

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Grey Owl and I

March 19, 2018

By Liz Mathews

 

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I am / Don't Be Afraid to Branch Out

March 16, 2018

By Russell March

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Empowering People at Fort Lyon

March 14, 2018

I arrived at the fort late in the evening.

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Playing the Sedulous Ape

March 13, 2018

Here’s a good thing you can do when you come upon a beautiful sentence—like these ship-launchers, for instance, from

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The Generosity of CAConrad

March 12, 2018

My first CAConrad reading was at a pizza joint in North Boise, and my future in-laws were there.

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Lit Fest 2017 Participant Reading 2

March 04, 2018

Listen in on some incredibly talented Lighthousers as they share their work. 

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Lit Fest 2017 Participant Reading 1

March 04, 2018

Listen in on some incredibly talented Lighthousers as they share their work. 

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A Visit to Random House

March 02, 2018

I grew up the second oldest of six siblings, and when you grow up in a home so packed with children and pets and fami

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John Freeman on Poetry, Photography, and the Vibrations of Untold Stories

February 26, 2018

He’s the editor of the literary journal Freeman’s and execut

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Lit Fest 2017 Visiting Author Reading, Week 1

February 21, 2018

A killer reading at Lighthouse's 2017 Lit Fest, including some incredible readers:

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The Speakeasy: With Philip Lopate

February 21, 2018

In this episode of The Speakeasy, Lighthouse Program Director Andrea Dupree and Executive Director Michael Henry disc

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Date Your Work

February 15, 2018

Although I’ve been a longtime Lighthouse student and intermittent member, I’d always found myself strangely intimidat

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Use Your Muse

February 13, 2018

I knew very little about the Muses when I was invited to be a part of

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2017 Lit Fest Visiting Author Reading, Week 2

January 14, 2018

A wonderful, moving reading by several of the Lit Fest 2017 visiting authors, including:
Akhil Sharma

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The Script-Selling Advice I Wish I'd Had

January 10, 2018

Writing screenplays is a funny business, because a screenplay isn't a work of art in itself; it's just the blueprint

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Meet Erika Wurth

January 03, 2018

Lighthouse instructor Erika Wurth is the author of on

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Alex Lemon on Memoir, Poetry, and Kitties

December 19, 2017

We lured Alex Lemon—poet, memoirist, English professor at Texas Christian University—to teach at Lighthouse with the

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A Great Idea, A Community, A Home

December 15, 2017

Lighthouse is unique. It is somehow a great idea, a home, and a community wrapped into one.