In the News

Sometimes we get covered by the press! Here's an archive of the highlights:


An unlikely union between a hospital and a writers’ workshop is helping medical workers with trauma, Denverite
Hana Kebede's Poetic Prose Wins Colorado's Poetry Out Loud Competition, Westword
Art therapy eases stress for medical workers, Colorado Public Radio 
Once quiet and shy, an Overland H.S. student is reciting Poetry Out Loud in national semifinals, Colorado Public Radio 
Lighthouse Writers Workshop Opens Brand-New Digs in Time for LitFest, Westword
Lighthouse Writers Workshop debuts new headquarters in Denver, Denver Business Journal 
Lighthouse Writers Workshop moves into custom Denver build, The Denver Post
Lighthouse Writers’ new HQ helps set the tone for a “RiNo East”, Denverite
The Ten Biggest Denver Culture Stories of 2023, Westword


Arts news: Cleo Parker Robinson Dance gets $4 million kick-step from stateThe Denver Gazette
SunLit Interview: Erika Krouse couldn't ignore her own sex assault in a broader investigative storyThe Colorado Sun
Lit Fest 2022 Returns to Denver in Person After Two Virtual YearsWestword
Look inside the new Lighthouse Writers Workshop building in Clayton, where students’ words are going directly onto the insulation, Denverite.


The Milheim House Continues Its Legacy of Education, Westword
$907,000 distributed in 28 counties for FY22 Colorado Creates Grants, Oedit
The Ten Best Things To Do In and Around Denver This WeekendWestword
16 Things To Do in Real Life and Virtually This Weekend303 Magazine
Things to do in Denver this weekend, April 16-18, Denverite
Things to do in Denver this weekend, April 9-11, Denverite
Fifteen Things to Do for Free in Denver (and Online) This WeekWestword
Things to Do for Free in Denver This WeekWestword
Historic Denver celebrating its 50th at the place where it all began: the Molly Brown HouseThe Know
A New Chapter for Lighthouse Writers WorkshopWestword
12 Inpsiring Things to Do in Denver This Weekend (February 19-21), Our Community Now 
SCFD funds helped nonprofits withstand the ravages of 2020Colorado Politics
Gregory Pardlo for Lighthouse Writers Workshop, The Field Office
Flags of Hope will be displayed around area, Centennial Citizen
Cascading Success: R. Alan Brooks comes to the Dairy and beyondBoulder Weekly
10 things to do this week: TEDx talk, bouldering at The Rec, more, CU Boulder Today
Things to do in Denver this Weekend without spreading the coronavirus, Jan. 15-17Denverite
11 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend (January 15-17), Our Community Now
Art Attack: Nine Ways to See Art This Weekend, Westword


These Artists Are Making Flags From Your Messages of HopeWestword
Things to do in Denver this weekend without spreading the coronavirus, Dec. 18-20Denverite
Things to do in Denver this weekend without spreading the coronavirus, Dec. 11-13, Denverite
Art flags aim to unite people, celebrate culture, spark hope, University of Colorado Boulder
Fishtrap offering December eventsEast Oregonian 
21 Things to Do in Real Life and Virtually This Week in Denver303 Magazine
16 Things to Do in Real Life and Virtually This Week in Denver303 Magazine
Ten Things to Do for Free in Denver This Week, Westword
Looking for fresh reads? Western authors weigh in.High Country News
Virtual Fred Ewing Case and Lola Case Writers-in-Residence Set for Nov. 12, Western Illinois University
Catherine Wallace Hope on Time Travel, Denver and Once AgainWestword
Twelve Things to do in and around Denver this weekendWestword
Q&A: Catherine Wallace Hope, Author of Once AgainThe Nerd Daily
Open spots available for One Book One Broomfield virtual programsDaily Camera A Book Lover's Guide to Colorado, 5280 
Colorado Creatives: Miranda LashWestword
New American Arts Fest Celebrates Aurora's Diverse CulturesWestword
'Winter Counts' offers insights, excitementParker Chronicle
Now Is The Time: An Interview with David Heska Wanbli WeidenLos Angeles Review of Books
The Undeniable Truths in Literature, High Country News
Art Attack: Nine Ways to See to See Art Live or Otherwise This Week, August 12Westword
What Shutdown? Denver Comics Writer R. Alan Brooks Finds Success In Dark Times, Denver Post
Colorado Creatives: David Heska Wanbli Weiden, Westword
Things to do in Denver this weekend, June 12-14, Denverite
Things to do in Denver this weekend, June 5-7, Denverite
Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 29-31, Denverite
Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 22-24, Denverite
Writing Around It, Life on Capitol Hill
2020 Colorado Book Awards to Announce Winners in Online Celebration, North Forty News
Lighthouse Writers Workshop Takes Lit Fest and Classes Online, Westword
Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 15-17, Denverite
Things to do in Denver this weekend without spreading the coronavirus, May 1-3, Denverite
Things to do in Denver this weekend without spreading the coronavirus, Apr. 24-26, Denverite
Things to Do in Denver Today Without Leaving Your Home, Westword
Things to do in Denver this weekend without spreading the coronavirus, Apr. 10-12, Denverite


Ten Biggest Colorado Literature Stories in 2019, Westword
Book It: The Six Best Literary Events in Denver This Week, Westword
Denver Readers Can Catch Local Author Kali Fajardo-Anstine in Conversation with Author Julia Alvarez Next Week, Denverite
Five Things to Do for Free This Weekend in Denver, Westword
Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week, Westword
Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, Denverite
Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week, Westword
Book It: The Six Best Literary Events This Week, Westword
Songs of Themselves, Give Magazine
Writing Through the Hard Times, Urban Life Wash Park 
Book It: Eighteen Illuminating Nighttime Events at Lit Fest 2019, Westword
Art Attack: Fifteen Things to Do First Friday Weekend, Westword
Tome on the Range: Ten Top Destinations for Book Lovers, Westword
14th Annual Lit Fest a Two-Week Celebration of the Art of the Written Word, KGNU Radio
Seven Super-Cool Summer Camps, Westword 
Amazon Literary Partnership awards funding to 66 literary organizations, The Amazon blog
More than $80 Million in Arts Funding Awarded Across the Nation, National Endowment for the Arts
10 Literary Organizations Promoting Writing Center, Classes, and Community, Independent Book Review
Theatre Students Connect with Writers Experiencing Hard Times, University of Denver Newsroom
Lighthouse Writers Workshop Acts as Author Incubator, Denver Business Journal
Panel: Reporting, Homelessness, and the Public Sphere, Denver Voice
Valor Christian High Student to Compete in Poetry Competition, CBS Denver
Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week, Westword
Finding Freedom in Prison with Words, Colorado Public Radio
Can the Arts Help Critical-Care Health Professionals Cope?, 5280
13 Fun + Hands-On Classes to Take in Denver, The Denver Ear
Writing Workshops Pulls People Out of Hard Times, Arvada Times


Write Denver Toolkit, Creative Exchange
PlatteForum is Pleased to Announce the 2018 Recipient of The Judy Anderson Founder’s Award, PlatteForum
Recipients of FY19 Colorado Creates Grants Announced, Colorado Creative Industries
35 Denver Cultural Organizations Getting a Piece of a $43 million Bloomberg Philanthropies Program, Denverite
Arts Innovation and Management Grantees, Bloomberg Philanthropies 
Five Best Literary Things to Do in Denver, Westword
Write Denver Publishes the Stories of a City's People, Creative Exchange
Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week, Westword
26 Unique Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, 303 Magazine
Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 and Under (Three Free!), Westword
“Voices from the Edge” Brings Stories from Those Facing Hard Times to the Stage, 5280
Workshop gives a powerful voice to populations that often go without, 9News
A Master Guide to Collectives for All Types of Denver Creatives, 303 Magazine
Dialogue on race and policing fosters unity, Met Media
Featured Grantee Q&A: Lighthouse Writers Workshop, NEA/Arts Midwest blog


Poet whose book on social justice and racism anchored a Denver-wide reading initiative to host a talk Wednesday with Mayor Hancock, The Denver Post
Denver Talks About Racism With Claudia Rankine, Michael Hancock, Westword
Denver Wants You to Participate in a Citywide Conversation About Race, Westword
Twenty years on, Lighthouse Writers is shining a bright light on literary arts in Denver, The Denver Post
Comic: The Lighthouse Writers Workshop Has Been a Denver Literary Force, Westword
Honing the craft at writers' workshops, Golden Transcript
Colorado arts nonprofits win $3 million from National Endowment for the Arts, The Denver Post
Colorado’s National Endowment For The Arts Money Explained In 3 Charts, Colorado Public Radio
Funding The NEA Ensures Art Is Not Just For 'Rich, Liberal Elites', WBUR
Top Ten Resolutions for Transplants in 2018, Westword
Meet Ayla Sullivan, Denver's New Youth Poet Laureate, 303 Magazine


Ten Local Nonprofits That Will Need Help During a Trump Presidency, Westword
The First Annual Denver Lit Crawl Brings Out Unique Literary Voices, 303 Magazine
Denver Public Library Offers a Day of Hugs, Empathy to Fight Homelessness, Westword
Denver Lit Crawl, Westword
Lighthouse Writers Annual Lit Fest, Westword
100 Colorado Creatives 3.0: Michael Henry, Westword
Giving Colorado the Business: How Denver Became a State-of-the-Art City, Westword
How Denver-Area Arts Groups Split Millions From Cultural Tax District, Colorado Public Radio
How to be sober in a buzzed city – 5 tips for Denver's non-drinkers, 303 Magazine
Don’t Miss This: Writers unite for Lit Fest’s last weekend, The Denver Post
Write Here, Library Journal
How To Write Through Grief: Denver's Wendy J. Fox At Lit Fest, Colorado Public Radio
Lighthouse Writers Workshop Wins Big At Donor Pitch Event, Colorado Public Radio


The 10 Colorado arts groups that get it right, The Denver Post
Neal Cassady Birthday Bash gets full weekend in 6th year in Denver, The Denver Post
Deepening Literary Lives: Homeless Writers Share Their Stories, Confluence
Write Denver, Westword
Call Me Ish: A Novelist Meets His Fans, The Daily Beast
Inside the Writer's Studio with Kazuo Ishiguro, Westword


How to Beat Writer's Block, Colorado Public Radio
13 Amazing Non-Profit Writing Centers Around the Country to Love, Because An MFA Isn't Everything, Bustle
Dear Denver, I Am Looking to Start a New Hobby This Year... What Are My Options?, Huffington Post
Social Climbers: 5 Best Up-and-Coming Cities for Art and Culture, Women's Health
George Saunders on Dream Images and Steering Toward the Rapids, Westword
Author Antonya Nelson on LitFest, buying books and Funny Once, Westword
Lighthouse Writers Workshop’s latest chapter: The Big Read, The Denver Post
2014 Lit Fest in Denver features local and national writers, The Denver Post


Lighthouse Writers will move into the historic Milheim House -- which has its own tale to tell, Westword