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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 intimidated...
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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 The Muse Project, so I borrowed my son’s tattered...
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2017 Lit Fest Visiting Author Reading

January 14, 2018

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

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Lit Counts: The Secret Life of Writers

November 30, 2016

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Lit Counts: The Art of Asking Questions

November 30, 2016

By Corie Rosen

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Lit Counts: Good Journalism is Good Literature

November 30, 2016

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Lit Counts: The Bribes Were Unnecessary

November 29, 2016

By Genna Kohlhardt

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Lit Counts: Baily 2014

November 28, 2016

(Editor's Note: Lisa is a resident at the Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community, which provides recovery ori

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Lit Counts: A Review of the Lighthouse Experience

November 25, 2016

Editor's note: Annalise attended our Young Writers Program's elementary school summer camp this summer.

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Lit Counts: The Thing That Might Save Us

November 24, 2016

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Lit Counts: At War With Our Art

November 23, 2016

By Tiffany Kassab

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Lit Counts: Judy Blume is the Real Deal

November 22, 2016

By Kellye Crocker

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Lit Counts: My Patronus is Not a Barnacle

November 21, 2016

By Amanda Boldenow

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Lit Counts: We Are All Mrs. Bridge

November 18, 2016

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Lit Counts: Disaster Zen for Writers

November 17, 2016

By Susanna Donato

Did you hear? We had an election, and it was a doozy.

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Lit Counts: Serious, Calm, and Still

November 16, 2016

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Lit Counts: Moving the Needle

November 15, 2016

By Deanne Gertner

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Lit Counts: Housekeeping in Rochester, Minnesota

November 14, 2016

By Lindsey Griffin