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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
2014 Emerging Writer Fellow Vanessa Hua Publishes Her First Book Q+A with Debut Author Vanessa Hua - October 27, 2016A version of this Q+A appeared on the Aspen Institute’s blog on October 13, 2016 When Vanessa Hua left Aspen following a five-day... View Article