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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...
Event Podcast

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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An Experiment in Conscious Publishing

April 22, 2016

by Shari Caudron

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Catching Up with Rob Spillman

April 22, 2016

When it comes to writing and editing, there’s no denying that Rob Spillman has some serious cred.

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What the Hippies Can Teach Us

April 22, 2016

by Tiffany Kassab

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How to Hook an Editor

April 22, 2016

by Corey Dahl

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Disconnected Thoughts From AWP 2016

April 22, 2016

by Michael Henry

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When Art and Lit Are the Same Thing

April 22, 2016

by Corey Dahl

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This is Your Wake-Up Call

March 20, 2016

by Corey Dahl

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Journalism for Everyone

March 16, 2016

By Corey Dahl

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St. Patrick's Day and Dracula: A Weirdly Perfect Combo

March 15, 2016

By Corey Dahl

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Member Dispatch: Inside Riverside's MFA Program

March 11, 2016

By Minda Honey

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So You Want to Write the Next “Mad Men”

March 09, 2016

By Corey Dahl

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Meet the Artists for Making the Mountain

February 24, 2016

by Corey Dahl

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The Importance of Michael Ondaatje

February 23, 2016

by Corey Dahl

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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!

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The Unique Art of Rachel Kushner's "The Flamethrowers"

February 15, 2016

by Corey Dahl

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Meet Chip Livingston

January 26, 2016

by Corey Dahl

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The Brain-Body-Bowie Connection

January 22, 2016

By Sara Jade Alan

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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.

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Lighthouse Presents: Making the Mountain

January 19, 2016

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

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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

Speakeasy Podcast

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.”

Speakeasy Podcast

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