Top Secret Blog

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 ......

Member Dispatch: Inside Riverside's MFA Program

March 11, 2016

By Minda Honey

So You Want to Write the Next “Mad Men”

March 09, 2016

By Corey Dahl

Meet the Artists for Making the Mountain

February 24, 2016

by Corey Dahl

The Importance of Michael Ondaatje

February 23, 2016

by Corey Dahl

Instructors Tell All: The Writing Rules You Need

February 18, 2016

by Ryan Hoenig

Speakeasy Podcast

Accidental Plagiarism

February 16, 2016

Welcome to the Speakeasy podcast!

Meet Chip Livingston

January 26, 2016

by Corey Dahl

The Brain-Body-Bowie Connection

January 22, 2016

By Sara Jade Alan

Scribulator’s Guild, a Nonfiction Salon with special guest Helen Thorpe

January 19, 2016

“The Scribulator’s Guild” is a celebration of narrative nonfiction hosted by Lighthouse faculty member Joel Warner.

Lighthouse Presents: Making the Mountain

January 19, 2016

Making the Mountain is a quarterly artist talk in partnership with Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

The Draft, 27.0: “The Horror, the Mystery”

January 19, 2016

The Draft Reading Series celebrates the diverse and talented writing in our workshops that hovers around a given them

Reading and Q&A with Lidia Yuknavitch

January 19, 2016

There was a free reception and reading that followed Lidia Yuknavitch’s seminar “Let the Pieces Fall Where They May.”

Reading and Q&A with Eli Gottlieb

January 19, 2016

Following Eli Gottlieb’s seminar “Mechanics & Gearings of Long-Form Narrative,” there was a free reception and re

M.F.A. vs. Lighthouse: One Writer’s Opinion

December 22, 2015

by Maggie Ferguson

Lit Matters: Spoiler Alert

December 08, 2015

by Robin Black

“Has Beth died yet?”