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Aspen Summer Words Literary Festival & Writing Retreat

The Aspen Writers’ Foundation, a program of the Harman-Eisner Program in the Arts, presents the Aspen Summer Words Writing Retreat and Literary Festival, a five-day celebration of words and ideas, now in its 34th year. This year’s festival flies under the banner “Crossroads: A Literary Intersection of the American South,” and will explore stories from the Gulf to the Atlantic with some of the legendary writers who crafted them, including: Dorothy Allison, Richard Bausch, Nikky Finney, Ernest Gaines, Randall Kenan, Ron Rash, Kathryn Stockett, and more! This pioneering forum is the ideal venue for readers and writers alike. Afternoons and evenings are filled with Literary Festival events, including author readings and talks, interviews and Q&As, publishing industry panels, private consultations with editors and agents, literary awards, and social gatherings.

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Sun Jun 20, 2010 - Fri Jun 25, 2010
Aspen, CO, United States