The inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize Ceremony will take place at the historic Morgan Library on April 10. Linda Holmes, host of NPR’s “Pop Culture Happy Hour” will emcee the evening. Michel Martin, weekend host of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” will lead a conversation on the finalist books and the program will conclude with the live announcement of the $35,000 prize winner. A celebratory reception will follow, with all books available for purchase.
The AWLP is a $35,000 annual award for an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.
Held in collaboration with media partner NPR Books.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Program from 6:00-7:30 p.m. | Reception from 7:30-8:30 p.m.