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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 ......

2015 Lit Fest Participant Reading I

September 29, 2015

The Participant Readings are always a Lit Fest treat. This year is no different.

2015 Lit Fest Salon: Please, Sir, I Want Some More–On Failure and Rejection

September 29, 2015

The Literary salon has been a tradition at Lit Fest, featuring three or more speakers with varying perspectives on a

2015 Lit Fest Salon: A Writer’s Pedigree–Myth or Reality

September 29, 2015

The Literary salon has been a tradition at Lit Fest, featuring three or more speakers with varying perspectives on a

World Literature Today

September 24, 2015

Lighthouse was honored to host the celebration party of World Literature Today magazine’s release of their M

The Draft, 26.0: “American Dreams (and Nightmares)”

September 22, 2015

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

Writer’s Buzz: The Story of a Book, 6.0

September 17, 2015

The sixth annual The Story of a Book, an event where several Lighthouse faculty and their forthcoming books are celeb

An Open Letter to Lighthouse Writers Workshop

September 15, 2015

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On Making the Mountain While Earning a Sandwich

September 04, 2015

by Whitney Gale

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A Story Is a Living Thing

September 03, 2015

Real Life Revision Along the John Muir Trail

September 01, 2015

by Kate Barrett

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Dispatch Part 2: Rediscovering My Home

August 25, 2015

For the past couple of weeks, I've been traveling across Mississippi and into Tennessee on a regional book tour for m

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Dispatch from M-I-Crooked Letter-Crooked Letter-I-Crooked Letter-Crooked Letter-I-Humpback-Humpback-I

August 17, 2015

It's August and I'm traveling through the state of Mississippi, driving from one bookstore to the next for reading ev

Ben the Beacon-Bearer

August 14, 2015

by Dan Manzanares

My Year at Lighthouse

August 07, 2015

by Karin Belz

Writing is my obsession.

Cynthia Wong Takes the Long Shot

July 28, 2015

by Tessa Cheek

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A Tribute to Our Pañuelo Girl

July 08, 2015

by Tiffany Quay Tyson

35 Lost Items in Search of Their Owners

June 23, 2015

By Ashley Teatum

Wine in Translation

June 15, 2015

Lit Fest In Full Swing!

June 09, 2015

by Dennis Mont'Ros