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December 2017
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Community Partner: Aspen Film Screening of Arthur Miller Documentary

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Wheeler Opera House, 320 East Hyman Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Arthur Miller

A Benefit for Aspen Film | Special Sneak ScreeningARTHUR MILLER: WRITERAn HBO Documentary Film by Rebecca Miller“…for those who revere Arthur Miller’s best work, this film is an indispensable and deeply personal addition to an understanding of the artist and the man.” –Stephen Farber, Hollywood ReporterAspen Words is a community partner for the Aspen Film screening of "Arthur Miller: Writer," an intimate portrait of one of the greatest American playwrights of the 20th century. This documentary is told from the…

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Literary Prize Longlist Announcement Party

December 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Explore Booksellers, 221 East Main Street
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Please join us for a free community event celebrating our inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize longlist! The AWLP is a $35,000 annual award for an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture. All of the longlisted titles (fiction published in 2017) will be available for purchase. Give the gift of influential literature this holiday season!Limited complimentary food and drink provided by Pyramid Bistro. Winter Words season passes…

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April 2018

Literary Prize Awards Ceremony

April 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The Morgan Library, 225 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016 United States
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This inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize event will feature a conversation with the five prize finalists (TBA in March), followed by the live announcement of the $35,000 prize winner. The evening will conclude with a celebratory cocktail reception and book signing will all prize finalists.  The AWLP is a $35,000 annual award for an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture. The inaugural award will be conferred for…

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June 2018

Aspen Summer Words

June 17, 2018 - June 22, 2018
The Gant, 610 South West End Street
Aspen, CO 81611
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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…

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