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Aspen Words Literary Prize Virtual Winner Announcement & Celebration

Aspen Words is hosting a virtual daylong celebration and winner announcement of the Aspen Words Literary Prize! The celebration will include video content premiering across Aspen Words’ and the Aspen Institute’s social platforms and website.

Schedule for April 16 Aspen Words Literary Prize Virtual Winner Announcement

  • 7:30am-2pm MT: Video interviews with AWLP finalists Brian Allen Carr, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Christy Lefteri, Valeria Luiselli and Bryan Washington
  • 2pm MT: Video conversation with Aspen Institute President Dan Porterfield and Aspen Words Executive Director Adrienne Brodeur about the importance of literature during the global pandemic
  • 4-4:30pm MT: Winner announcement and acceptance speech

In the weeks leading up to the big announcement, join Aspen Words and bookstagram account @fictionmatters in a reading challenge focused on the finalist titles.

Learn more about the finalist authors and books here.

Event information
Thu Apr 16, 2020
7:30am - 8:30pm EDT
Aspen Words Website & Social Platforms