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May 2017

Writer in Residence: Lija Fisher

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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DOORS OPEN AT 5PM — Arrive early to purchase drinks or food so as not to disrupt the author talk. While these events are free and open to the public, donations at the door are encouraged.Lija Fisher was born in Istanbul, Turkey and raised in the mountains of Colorado. She received her B.F.A. in Theatre Performance from the University of Colorado, Boulder and has performed on stages across California, Colorado, New York and Alaska. She has lived in London, LA, and NYC but currently…

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Publishing Tips from Debut Author Marcia Butler

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave
Basalt, CO 81621 United States
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Marcia Butler will lead Aspen Writers' Network (AWN) members in a discussion around the process of finding a literary agent, the discipline of writing, the flow of first draft to final manuscript, and the fluidity of creativity throughout all the arts. *This event is open to AWN Members only. If you are interested in joining AWN, please contact aspenwords@aspeninstitute.org.Marcia Butler’s life has been driven by creativity. She was a professional oboist for twenty-five years, and performed as a principal oboist and soloist on the…

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June 2017

Summer Words

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - June 23 @ 12:00 pm
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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June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hotel Jerome Ballroom, 330 E. Main Street
Aspen, 81611 United States
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Featured author and event details will be posted soon!Tickets and tables go on sale to the general public on May 3.

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