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Former Writers in Residence Longlisted for the National Book Award Former Writers in Residence Longlisted for National Book Award - Last week, the National Book Foundation announced its longlist of 10 authors under consideration for the 2016 National Book Award for fiction, which celebrates the... View Article
MEET WRITER IN RESIDENCE PAUL GRINER: July 19 Paul Griner’s “Hurry Please, I Want to Know” is a Feat of Compact Storytelling - July 14, 2016By Alexandria Moore, AW Intern I’ve quietly believed for a long time that a great novel must be under 400 pages. I don’t... View Article
Oliva Q+A Q + A with Debut Author Alexandra Oliva - July 12, 2016 Alexandra Oliva–or Ali for short–has one of those Aspen Summer Words stories that we dream about. While attending our annual writing conference... View Article
ASPEN WORDS ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP TEAM Aspen Words Announces New Leadership Team - JUNE 16, 2016 For Immediate ReleaseContact: Caroline ToryProgram Associate of Marketing & CommunicationsThe Aspen Institute | Aspen Aspen, Colorado, June 16, 2016 –– On... View Article
fellows bar-1 Three Questions for the Emerging Writer Fellows - Before they arrive in Aspen this weekend, we wanted to get to know our Emerging Writer Fellows a little bit better. In this Q+A, they... View Article
war reporting novel writing tell great story geraldine brooks tony horwitz v2 PODCAST: War Reporting & Novel Writing - By Marci Krivonen, Associate Editor and Producer, Aspen Institute Public Programs Powerhouse literary couple Geraldine Brooks and Tony Horwitz didn’t start their careers writing books.... View Article