Former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins headlines this year’s Aspen Summer Words gala, A Literary Feast, a benefit for AWF’s youth-focused programs and scholarship funds. Lauded for making poetry accessible to everyone, Collins has been called the most popular poet in America. Joining him—and you—for dinner is this stellar lineup of Aspen Summer Words literary luminaries:
Andre Dubus III
Mary Beth Keane
Agents and Editors
6 o’clock VIP cocktail reception
7 o’clock Dinner
Hotel Jerome Grand Ballroom, Aspen
VIP tickets include the pre-dinner cocktail party with all our literary guests as well as first-come, first-served dinner seating with the author, agent or editor of your choice.
VIP Table for 10: $5,000
VIP Individual Ticket, dinner only: $500
Table for 10, dinner only: $2,500
Individual Ticket, dinner only: $250
Please join the Aspen Writers’ Foundation for this entertaining celebration of words and writing. Proceeds support our commitment to inspire and nurture the next generation of great writers and poets. Already in 2014, we have encouraged over 3,500 young voices with our free and scholarship-supported programs, including the 8 full fellowships granted to top emerging writers for the 2014 Aspen Summer Words.
Former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins headlines this year’s Aspen Summer Words gala, A Literary Feast, a benefit for AWF’s youth-focused programs and scholarship funds.