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Close-up of Afghanistan in the colorful world map. How Mohsin Hamid Brought the Refugee Crisis to Life - This post, written by Nicole, Corea, originally appeared on the Aspen Institute blog on April 23, 2018 Mohsin Hamid describes himself as a mongrel, a... View Article
Combo image - Hamid Meet Mohsin Hamid, Winner of the Aspen Words Literary Prize - This post originally appeared on The Aspen Institute blog on April 10, 2018. Mohsin Hamid won the inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize (AWLP) tonight for... View Article
Combo image - Clemmons Zinzi Clemmons on Transforming Loss into a Work of Fiction - This post originally appeared on the Aspen Institute blog on April 9, 2018. Aspen Words will confer the inaugural $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize this year, recognizing... View Article
Haupt combo Summer Words Alum Jennifer Haupt Releases Debut Novel - On April 2, Summer Words alum Jennifer Haupt will make her literary debut with the publication “In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills,” a novel set in post-genocide Rwanda. Read... View Article
Combo image - Hamid Author Mohsin Hamid on the Books that Shaped his Worldview - This post originally appeared on the Aspen Institute blog on February 8, 2018. Aspen Words will confer the inaugural $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize this year, recognizing... View Article