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How to Make a Citizen Poem Box

November 10, 2017

On Monday, November 6, as part of Denver Talks I led a workshop at RedLine Contemporary Art Center on making poem...
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There's Gold in That Story

November 07, 2017

I once enrolled in a New York City workshop taught by a widely respected older poet. He was the editor of a well-known...
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Embrace the Woo-Woo

October 11, 2017

Life in Colorado was becoming routine, so Lighthouse instructor Doug Kurtz, his wife Cat, and their son Max moved ......
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What is Present

March 10, 2017

In Donald Barthelme’s short story “See the Moon,” from his collection Sixty Stories, the narrator says, “Fra

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Don’t Judge a Book by Its Movie

March 08, 2017

Editor's Note: There are some minor spoilers in this blog! Read with caution... :) 

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Winning History

March 01, 2017

I got an email from a friend.

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Making the Mountain: Meet the Artists

February 21, 2017

Another quarter, another Making the Mountain, another

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The Conductor: A Love Story

February 07, 2017

I fell in love with

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Small Town Texas Feminist

January 24, 2017

I grew up in Pampa, a small town in the dusty, flat Texas Panhandle.

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The Mysterious Labor of the Story

January 17, 2017

Instructor Mark Mayer is new-ish to Lighthouse, but he's old-ish to Colorado, writing, and the hard work of revision,

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Talking Hopscotch with Jesse Morse

January 04, 2017

What’s your teaching/writing experience? How did you find Lighthouse? 

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The Man is the Poem

January 02, 2017

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Meet Courtney Morgan

December 27, 2016

We recently caught up with 

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Our Repulsive Depths

December 22, 2016

By Lisl Fauke

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Solo Mission to Nowhere

December 20, 2016

By Ellen Huggins

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Return to the Weird

December 13, 2016

By Carrie Esposito

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Making the Mountain: Meet the Presenters

December 08, 2016

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Victoria Hanley: Excellent Teacher, Excellent Human

December 07, 2016

(Editor's note: Sara was one of the many students who nominated a favorite Lighthouse instructor for our ann

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Why Lit Counts

December 07, 2016

By Kim O'Connor

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Lit Counts: There Are Lines That I Remember

December 06, 2016

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Lit Counts: Hello, Nobody, My True Friend

December 05, 2016

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Lit Counts: On the Problem of Luther and Betty

December 05, 2016

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Lit Counts: More Than Narcos y Mojados

December 04, 2016

Growing up, there weren’t many complex characters in fiction who resembled me or my family.

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Lit Counts: We Share a Native Language

December 03, 2016

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Lit Counts: How to Comfort the Disturbed

December 02, 2016

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Lit Counts: Field Guides

December 01, 2016

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Lit Counts: I'm a Writer!

December 01, 2016

By Madison Hart