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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
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