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books header Five Great Authors to Read This Winter - This post originally appeared on the Aspen Institute blog on November 21, 2017 Aspen Words will welcome some of America’s leading authors — including Pulitzer... View Article
Julia Lee A Letter From Youth Poetry Participant Julia Lee - October 9, 2017By Julia Lee My name is Julia Lee. I am a poet and I know it. Since second grade, as soon as I could... View Article
Nix - header 5 Questions with New Staff Member Elizabeth Nix - Besides her family and friends, there are few things Elizabeth Nix loves more than books, and her first job in high school was working at a... View Article
How ‘Bearing Witness’ Can Make You a Better Writer: Q & A with Carolyn Murnick How ‘Bearing Witness’ Can Make You a Better Writer - In 2014, Carolyn Murnick came to the Aspen Summer Words writing conference as an Emerging Writer Fellow. At the time she was just starting to work... View Article
aspenwords_hero-opt-1024x288 Tell Us the Books that Changed Your Worldview - May 25, 2017 Over the past four months, publishers across the country have submitted book nominations for the inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize, a $35,000... View Article