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All the latest news, ideas, and opinions from Denver's Independent Literary Center:

We’ve Moved!

The Lighthouse blog has found new, snazzier digs at The Watch Room is the new home of our blog, our event podcasts, and our just-launched Speakeasy podcast. If you subscribe to … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Experiment in Conscious Publishing

by Shari Caudron Writing the memoir was easy compared to the thought of putting it out there—to be read by real people with real thoughts and feelings and, worst of … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · 18 Comments

Catching Up with Rob Spillman

When it comes to writing and editing, there’s no denying that Rob Spillman has some serious cred. Editor of Tin House magazine. Former books columnist for Details. Previous posts at … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

What the Hippies Can Teach Us

by Tiffany Kassab The first panel I attended at AWP 2016 was “We Read Joan Didion in Order to Live: Five Writers on Learning from a Master,” in which those … Continue reading

April 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

How to Hook an Editor

by Corey Dahl If you’re like most writers, you’re the not-so-proud owner of a rejection slip collection you never intended to start and wish you could stop growing. Liz Prato … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Disconnected Thoughts From AWP 2016

by Michael Henry Lighthouse went to the AWP Conference & Bookfair in Los Angeles last week. Our executive director shares some of his thoughts from the event. We’re On Our … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · 12 Comments

When Art and Lit Are the Same Thing

by Corey Dahl Lighthouse’s Art + Lit series typically looks at paintings and books that are created independently of each other, by separate artists and writers, sometimes hailing from completely … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

This is Your Wake-Up Call

by Corey Dahl Feeling groggy? Disoriented? You could blame Daylight Savings Time or down an espresso, but maybe what you really need is a hit of memoir. “I think that creating … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Journalism for Everyone

By Corey Dahl Journalism is kind of having a moment right now. John Oliver’s bringing our attention to crucial under-reported issues in the most entertaining way possible. Making a Murderer is … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

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