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Racial Justice and Literature

May 29, 2020

With the recent examples of police brutality in Minneapolis and elsewhere, the world has shown us (or for many,...
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Writers With Answers

May 26, 2020

Editor's Note: Every Tuesday, for the foreseeable future, we'll be posting some short answers to literary questions...
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The Hybrid and Dramatic Writer's Guide to Lit Fest 2020

May 13, 2020

Virtual Lit Fest 2020 has something for everyone, including dramatic writers and those whose writing is hard to define...
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Youth Faculty Book Recommendations

May 11, 2020

Did you know our youth faculty members are talented, working writers who are also experienced teachers?

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Q&A with Book Project Grad Ted McCombs

May 07, 2020

Now that applications for the Book Projec

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Throwback Thursday

May 07, 2020

Editor's Note: Every Thursday, for the foreseeable future, we'll be posting some deep cuts from our blog and podc

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The Nonfiction Writer's Guide to Lit Fest 2020

May 06, 2020

No matter where you live, if you're a nonfiction writer, Virtual Lit Fest 2020 has something for you! We've got five

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Kudos Q1, 2020: News and Accolades from the Lighthouse Community

May 01, 2020

It's kudos time!

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The Poet's Guide to Lit Fest 2020

April 28, 2020

Poets, welcome to an entire month of Lit Fest programming (plus a few days)!

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The Fiction Writer's Guide to Lit Fest 2020

April 22, 2020

If you write fiction, or something resembling fiction, have we got a Lit Fest for you!

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

April 15, 2020

Update: Wednesday, April 15

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Artist Resources

April 14, 2020

To help our struggling community of artists, in some small way, we've compiled a list of resources below for artists

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Community Engagement Goes Virtual

March 20, 2020

With all the rapid changes unfolding over the last week, and the continuing uncertainty around the future, we think t

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Lighthouse at AWP San Antonio

March 02, 2020

As the Association of Writers and Writing Programs' annual conference approaches (only three days away!), we're madly

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Announcing Story Fest Denver

February 27, 2020

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Lit Fest Visiting Authors at a Glance (Nonfiction)

February 26, 2020

Get those applications ready, nonfiction writers!

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Poetry Out Loud State Finals

February 25, 2020

In preparation for the upcoming

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Lit Fest Visiting Authors at a Glance (Dramatic Writing)

February 17, 2020

Playwrights and screenwriters, you've got a tough choice: either a weeklong advanced workshop with award-winning play

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Lit Fest Visiting Authors at a Glance (Fiction)

February 11, 2020

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New Faculty Spotlight: By the Book with Liz Breazeale

January 23, 2020

Editor's note: Liz Breazeale recently joined

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Lit Fest 2020 Advanced Workshops and Fellowships

January 15, 2020

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Lit Fest, our t

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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, "

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

December 20, 2019

It's kudos time!

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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

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Visiting Authors Reading (Week One) at Lit Fest 14

December 12, 2019

After some cool, rainy nights, the Visiting Authors Reading (week one) came with sunshine, laughs, and fine performan