The Latest from Aspen Words

SW-art An assortment of writing advice from our Summer Words 2015 Faculty - One of the magical things about Aspen Summer Words is being able to hear bestselling authors discuss their own challenges with the writing process. This happens in workshops, in lunchtime conversations with the faculty, and in daily panels and discussions. Here are a few pieces of writing advice from our 2015 faculty, collected from various... View Article
Natasha collage Poet Natasha Trethewey Explores Public and Personal Histories of Race in America - On a recent winter night, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey addressed an Aspen Words audience on the intersection between art and activism. “[I am] a poet interested not only in the sounds of language and in its beauty, but in its ability to help us deal with our most difficult knowledge and help us move towards justice.”... View Article
through the woods Announcing a Graphic Novel Workshop for Young Writers - July 27 – August 1, Aspen Words is proud to welcome artist Tim Fielder to the Roaring Fork Valley to teach an intensive Summer Graphic Novel Workshop for young writers ages 14 – 18. As we look forward to this unique class designed to delve into a genre that is sweeping the literary world, our Education... View Article
Packer_George_combo Free Tickets for Educators and Students - Students ages 14-24 and educators are welcome to attend George Packer’s Feb 10 Winter Words event as our guests. Email Renee Prince or call 970.925.3122 ext 5# for tickets.