Panelists: Chinelo Okparanta, Ben Fountain, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh
Moderator: Carole DeSanti, Viking Penguin VP and Executive Editor
The $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize was launched this year to honor an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue. How can literature forge connections and shape public conversation around critical issues, without polarizing readership? Chinelo Okparanta, Ben Fountain, and Saïd Sayrafiezadeh will discuss the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.
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