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Cross-Dressing & Ghosts Obviously: Elisa Gabbert Interviews John Cotter on King Lear

by John Cotter When Lighthouse offered me some blog space to talk about next week’s Reading as a Writer: King Lear class (four weeks on Thursday nights beginning July 9), … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

35 Lost Items in Search of Their Owners

By Ashley Teatum While you were writing and imbibing during the wondrous extravaganza that is Lit Fest, some of your personal items got lost in the shuffle. It’s understandable. But … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wine in Translation

by Danielle Krolewicz Lit  Fest is great. I don’t have to tell you that. I’ve seen you there- I know you know. Getting together with people who have similar interests … Continue reading

June 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lit Fest In Full Swing!

by Dennis Mont’Ros The 10th annual Lit Fest is underway, and let there be no doubt that Denver’s top literary event has leveled-up. Big time. We’re just a few days … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Body – A Whole Other Realm of Story to Explore

By Sydney Solis “A dream is a poem of the body.” – Sandra Cisneros If you’re a writer like me, chances are that when you were a child you a … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

pursing / meaning, fleeing / meaning

by Lynn Wagner I can still remember a Saturday morning craft class with Ilya Kaminsky that I attended eight years ago– one of those beautiful classes where you spend much … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Fun and Games

By Cara Lopez Lee On the first day of my recent Lighthouse Young Writers workshop, Moments of Make-Believe, Ruby silently cried for half the class. It was not easy to … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · 7 Comments

George Saunders on Performance Art and Stories

by Nick Arvin Maybe you’ve wondered to yourself, What is the relationship between George Saunders’s collection of stories, Tenth of December, and performance art? Funny you should ask! On Saturday, I spoke … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

Writing Through the Eyes of a Child

by Thomas H. McNeely What I learned in the embarrassingly long thirteen years it took me to write my debut novel, Ghost Horse (Gival Press, 2014), which inhabits the point … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

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