Writers In The Schools


Aspen Words brings published authors to public schools in the greater Roaring Fork Valley in conjunction with its Writers in Residence and Winter Words programs. The participating authors visit high school and middle school classrooms, providing students with inspiration and mentorship. Past authors who have participated in this program include Juan Felipe Herrera, Ishmael Beah, Sandra Cisneros, Ann Patchett, Luis Urrea, Ruth Ozeki, Richard Blanco, Cheryl Strayed, Ruth Ozeki, and many others. SEE A LIST OF PAST VISITING AUTHORS

Sandra Cisneros at Basalt High School

Juan Felipe Herrera at Glenwood Springs High School

Luis Urrea at Glenwood Springs High School