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2017

Summer Words alums Stephanie Danler, Anna Noyes and Molly Prentiss return to Aspen after breakout debut books
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, March 23, 2017

The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik speaks in Aspen

Aspen Public Radio, Claire Woodcock, March 21, 2017

Adam Gopnik Brings His Wordsmith Wizardry to Aspen
 Aspen Sojourner, Katie Shapiro, March 13, 2017

Aspen Words Announces its 2017 Class of Emerging Writer Fellows

The Aspen Institute, March 1, 2017

Winter Words welcomes novelist Yaa Gyasi
Aspen Public Radio, Claire Woodcock, February 28, 2017

Aspen Times Weekly: Yaa Gyasi’s Potent Debut Novel
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, February 23, 2017

Alane Salierno Mason – The Lift
Aspen 82, February 21, 2017

Valley Teens Use Poetry to Tackle Tough Topics
Aspen Public Radio, Claire Woodcock, February 21, 2017

Slam Represents Culmination of Weeks of Workshops
The Sopris Sun, Will Grandbois, February 16, 2017

Denver Youth Poet Laureate Toluwanimi Obiwole joins Aspen Words Poets-in-Schools Team
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, February 13, 2017

Journalists Shed Light on Grand Canyon Pressures
Aspen Public Radio, Elizabeth Stewart-Severy, February 13, 2017

Tigger and Eeyore Battle the Grand Canyon: Pete McBride and Kevin Fedarko at Aspen Winter Words
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, February 9, 2017

The Grand Canyon from All Sides
Aspen Daily News, Christine Benedetti, February 3, 2017

Taking Up Residents
Isa Catto Studio, Isa Catto Shaw, February 3, 2017

Iranian Author Azar Nafisi on Why Fiction Matters for Democracy
The Aspen Institute, Azar Nafisi, January 24, 2017

The Essential Winter Bookshelf: 15 Favorites from the Aspen Words Staff
Aspen Sojourner, Katie Shapiro, January 17, 2017

Winter Words Series Opens Tuesday with Azar Nafisi
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, January 16, 2017

On 20th Anniversary, Aspen Words Welcomes Azar Nafisi
Aspen Daily News, January 9, 2017

2016


Artist Spotlight: Nicole Stanton

Glenwood Springs Post Independent, December 22, 2016

The Best Books We Read in 2016
The Aspen Institute, Institute Staff with contributor Adrienne Brodeur, December 9, 2016

Women and their Word & Fiction With Impact
Aspen Magazine, Susan Benner, December 2016

Can Literature Save Us? And Why Do We Need Saving?
The Aspen Institute, Carole DeSanti, November 17, 2016 

Azar Nafisi to launch 2017 Winter Words series in Aspen

The Aspen Times, October 28, 2016

Seven Books to Ready by the Fire: Aspen Words Book List
The Aspen Institute, October 28, 2016

Photos: Author Lesley Nneka Arimah speaks in Aspen 
The Aspen Times, Anna Stonehouse, October 18, 2016

Return with Fresh Eyes: Advice on
Writing

The Aspen Institute, Aspen Words, October 13, 2016

Debut author Lesley Nneka Arimah in residence with Aspen Words
The Aspen Times, October 8, 2016

A Week in the life … of BOOKS
The Aspen Times, Anna Stonehouse, September 30, 2016

In Maria Semple’s new novel, a romp through Seattle and a side trip to old Aspen

The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, September 30, 2016

‘Stop Saving the Planet’ writer in residence
Aspen Public Radio, Elizabeth Stewart-Severy, September 29, 2016

Inside the Insider
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, September 29, 2016

Aspen Words launches $35,000 prize for fiction
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, September 29, 2016

‘Magicians’ trilogy author to teach fall workshop in Aspen
The Aspen Times, Staff Report, September 15, 2016

The Lift with Helen Schulman
Aspen 82, August 19, 2016

‘This Beautiful Life’ author Helen Schulman working on new novel during Aspen Words residency
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, August 16, 2016

Leadership shuffle at Aspen Words puts longtime staffer on top
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, August 1, 2016

Writer Paul Griner at work on “Hurry Please” follow-up during Aspen residency
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, July 19, 2016

The Lift with Paul Griner | TV
Aspen 82, July 15, 2016

The Lift with Tom Bouman | TV
Aspen 82, June 28, 2016

Aspen Summer Words: Memoirist George Hodgman Goes Home Again in ‘Bettyville’ 
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, June 21, 2016

Aspen Summer Words: David Lipsky
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, June 21, 2016

Lucy Kalanithi grows through her husband’s memoir
Aspen Public Radio, Patrick Fort, June 20, 2016

Aspen Summer Words: A poet’s residency leads to ‘Heaven’
The Aspen Times,  Andrew Travers, June 20, 2016

Food for the Mind
Aspen Daily News – Time Out, Christine Benedetti, June 17, 2016

Rowan Ricardo Phillips shares experiences as educator, poet
Aspen Public Radio, Patrick Fort, June 12, 2016

Lucy Kalanithi discusses her late husband’s ‘When Breath Becomes Air’
The Aspen Times Online,  Andrew Travers, June 12, 2016

Most Anticipated Summer Arts Events, 2016
The Aspen Times Weekly, Andrew Travers, June 9, 2016

Aspen Words residency brings novelist Sunil Yapa to Woody Creek
The Aspen Times,  Andrew Travers, May 16, 2016

Sunil Yapa mixes historical fiction and ‘fiction fiction’ in his first novel
Aspen Public Radio, Patrick Fort, May 13, 2016

Summer Writers in Residence announced by Aspen Words
Aspen Public Radio, Patrick Fort, May 6, 2016

Aspen Words announces summer writers-in-residence
The Aspen Times, Staff Report, May 6, 2016

‘My Name Is:’ Celebrating Diverse Identities Through Poetry
Aspen Idea Blog, Renee Prince, April 5, 2016

A Q&A with Sandra Cisneros
The Aspen Times (online), Andrew Travers, April 4, 2016

Sandra Cisneros to close Winter Words series in Aspen
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, April 4, 2016

Sandra Cisneros On Different Cultures and Exploring Her Emotional Depths
Aspen Public Radio, Patrick Fort, April 1, 2016

Borderland Living
Aspen Daily News – Time Out, Sarah Dale Payne, April 1, 2016

Author Geraldine Brooks on Journalism and Fiction
Aspen Public Radio – Curated, Patrick Fort, March 14, 2016

Geraldine Brooks and Tony Horwitz to speak at Winter Words on Tuesday
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, March 14, 2016

Mark Tompkins on his first novel “The Last Days of Magic”
Aspen Public Radio – Curated, Patrick Fort, February 29, 2016

A ‘Magical’ Journey: Author Mark Tompkins on the Writing Process, His New Novel, and Aspen Words
Aspen Idea Blog, Caroline Tory, March 1, 2016

Announcing the 2016 Emerging Writer Fellows at Aspen Words
Aspen Idea Blog, Caroline Tory, February 25, 2016

‘Magic’ in the Making

Aspen Daily News – Time Out, Christine Benedetti, February 26, 2016

Mark Tompkins’ ‘Magic’ Moment 
Aspen Times Weekly, Andrew Travers, February 25, 2016

The time of painful impossibilities
High Country News, Juan Felipe Herrera, February 20, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer Adam Johnson Marks the Middle of Winter Words Season
Aspen Daily News, Damien Williamson, February 12, 2016 

Adam Johnson to speak at Aspen Winter Words
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, February 12, 2016

Student Poetry Slam Returns

Post Independent, Will Grandbois, February 11, 2016

Students find a voice in Aspen Words poets-in-schools program
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, February 11, 2016

Mercedez Holtry on teaching kids to express themselves
Aspen Public Radio, Patrick Fort, February 9, 2016

New Broadway Show ‘Fun Home’ Offers a Glimpse into Coming Out
Aspen Idea Blog, Marci Krivonen, February 4, 2016

Alison Bechdel and Beth Malone to talk ‘Fun Home’ at Winter Words in Aspen
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, January 27, 2016

Coming “Home”: The Many Dimensions of 
Alison Bechdel and Beth Malone
Aspen Daily News – Time Out, Christine Benedetti, January 22, 2016

Aspen Winter Words
Westword, Bree Davies

Poet Laureate Herrera pays visit to GSHS
Glenwood Springs Post Independent, Will Grandbois, January 13, 2016

Aspen Words opens winter series with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, January 12, 2016

Juan Felipe Herrera on being a U.S. Poet Laureate
Aspen Public Radio, January 11, 2016

Aspen Words to Host first Latino U.S. Poet Laureate for Talk and Cocktail Party
Aspen Daily News, Damien Williamson, January 8, 2016

U.S. Poet Laureate at Winter Words
Glenwood Springs Post Independent, January 8, 2016

2015


Graphic Novel Workshop with Aspen Words

Teachers and Writers Magazine, November 23, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: Aspen Words Goes Beyond the Book with its 19th Winter Words Series

Author Moira Crone on Finding Meaning Through Writing

The Aspen Idea Blog, Nicole Stanton, October 30, 2015

Juan Herrera, Alison Bechdel, Adam Johnson among Winter Words authors

The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, October 29, 2015

Novelist Moira Crone to read at Woody Creek Community Center
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, October 15, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: October Writer in Residence Moira Crone

Aspen Words Resident Kerry Egan Shares Lessons from the Dying 
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, September 23, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: Meet September Writer in Residence Kerry Egan

The Healing Power of Words and Wilderness
Post Independent, Colleen O’Neill, September 17, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: Bestselling author and National Geographic Lecturer Gary Ferguson to teach Aspen Words workshop


Poetry in Motion: Youth Poets Find Their Voices Onstage

Roaring Fork Lifestyle, Caitlin Causey, August 26, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: August Writer in Residence Alexandra Oliva

PRESS RELEASE: Farm to Table Benefit Dinner – August 1
Aspen Words hosts Fundraiser at Four Foxes Farm for Stewart Oksenhorn Education Scholarships 

A Two-for-One Aspen Words Residency
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, July 22, 2015

Aspen Words Hosting Graphic Novel Workshop for Teens 
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, June 24, 2015 

After Local Residency, Tinti Returns to Teach at Aspen Summer Words  
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, June 23, 2015

Pulitzer Prize Winner Richard Russo Advocates for the Next Generation of Writers 
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, June 23, 2015 

‘Family Life’ Author to Teach at Summer Words 
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, June 22, 2015

Andre Dubus Returns to Aspen Summer Words 
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, June 22, 2015

Dear Aspen Words: Thank you for helping me sell my novel.
Aspen Ideas Magazine, Alexandra Oliva, Summer 2015 Issue

The Curious Case of Garrison Keillor
Aspen Times Weekly, Andrew Travers, June 4, 2015

Jandy Nelson gets a head start on new novel through Aspen Words residency
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, May 27, 2015

Summer Words 2015 Reading List
Aspen Idea Blog, Caroline Tory, April 8, 2015

Michael Lewis versus the ‘The Human Piranha’ in Aspen
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, March 11, 2015

Power of Poetry: Visiting Artists Teach Kids Vulnerability Can Be Cool
Aspen Daily News, Christine Benedetti, February 27th, 2015

Made in Aspen
Aspen Sojourner, Andrew Travers, Spring 2015

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey at Winter Words in Aspen
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, January 6, 2015

Winter Words series opens with ‘Beautiful Ruins’ author Jess Walter
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, December 2, 2015

Winter Words lineup features Walter, Trethewey, Packer, Lewis and Ozeki
Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, October 30, 2015

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