Recognized as one of the nation’s top literary gatherings, Summer Words is a six-day celebration of words, stories, and ideas held annually in Aspen. Advanced workshops with renowned authors and teachers are an intimate place for writers to develop a manuscript, while introductory workshops invite participants to explore the craft of writing. Literary agents and editors meet one-on-one with workshop participants, while public panel discussions provide inspiration and insight for writers and readers alike. Evening events include readings, receptions, and the Aspen Words Annual Beneﬁt Dinner, featuring a special guest author.
For detailed information on workshops and events at Summer Words, click here.
Summer Words Public Events tickets will go on sale May 22.
The Juried Workshop application process is now closed. Notifications will be sent to applicants by April 7. Detailed information for participants is available in the Student Portal.