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LP17_web-slider-w NPR NPR Books And The Aspen Institute Collaborate On Aspen Words Literary Prize - NPR will serve as the official media partner for the fiction award’s inaugural year July 20, 2017 Contact: Caroline TorySenior Program Associate | Aspen Words970-925-3122... View Article
Summer Benefit wine tasting pic Wine Tasting Notes by the Summer Words Authors - Quinta de Chocapalha Tinto 2012 (Lisboa, Portugal) Saïd Sayrafiezadeh Robust, complex, delicate and red. Sort of a cross between LeBron James’ shoulders and Jean Genet’s... 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
READERS RETREAT: Explore the Neapolitan Novels with Carole DeSanti (June 19-21) Why Readers Love Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels - This post was first published on the Aspen Institute’s blog on April 10, 2017. HBO recently announced its decision to bring the Neapolitan novels of... View Article
Announcing the 2017 Class of Emerging Writer Fellows Announcing the 2017 Emerging Writer Fellows - March 1, 2017 Last week, Aspen Words announced its 2017 class of Emerging Writer Fellows. The fellowship program, now in its fifth year, seeks to... View Article