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poetry-header-for-series-002 Poetic Justice: Owen O’Farrell -   Ms. Farenheit by Owen O’Farrell   I can be your hands, snap my fingers for you, snap bones for you, pull teeth for profit.... View Article
journal-of-ideas Can Literature Save Us? And Why Do We Need Saving? - This article appeared in the Aspen Institute’s IDEAS magazine in November 2016.  November 17, 2016By Carole DeSanti The subject of book awards in the United... View Article
marie-for-blog 5 Questions with New Staff Member Marie Chan - A reader and writer for most of her life, Marie first came to Aspen Words as a participant at Summer Words. After witnessing the confidence... View Article
wir-authors-bw Toasting the 2016 Writers in Residence Season - Lesley Nneka Arimah left Aspen today following a month-long stay, signaling the end of the 2016 Writers in Residence season. And what a season it... View Article
reading-by-fire Seven Books to Read by the Fire - A version of this article was published on the Aspen Institute’s blog on October 28, 2016. With the cold, dark days of winter fast approaching,... View Article