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Aspen Summer Words Writers Conference and Literary Festival

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 the Aspen Words Annual Benefit Dinner, featuring bestselling author, Susan Orlean.

With renowned faculty: Rumaan Alam, Tom Barbash, Tina Chang, Meghan Daum, Nick Flynn, Laura Fraser, Heather Harpham, Pete McBride, Susan Minot, Samrat Upadhyay.

Register now for Non-Juried Beginning Writing and Readers Retreat.

The Gant Conference Center
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Sun Jun 16, 2019 - Fri Jun 21, 2019
Aspen Summer Words at the Gant Conference Center
610 E. West End Street
Aspen, CO