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Winter Words with Richard Powers

Join us for a conversation with 2019 Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers (“The Overstory”), who will be discussing his newest novel, “Bewilderment.

VIRTUAL ACCESS | Individual event ticket – $12
Available for all six Winter Words events

IN-PERSON ACCESS | Individual event ticket – $25
Available for the four Winter Words events taking place in Aspen, CO
(Dec. 7 + Jan. 12 + March 15 + March 29)

Access to all six Winter Words events:
– Links to join all events virtually
– A pass to attend all four in-person events
Book bundle of three self-selected titles from the 2022 lineup

For questions about ticketing, please contact or the Wheeler Box Office (970-920-5770). 


Richard Powers is the author of 13 novels that explore connections among disciplines as disparate as photography, artificial intelligence, musical composition, ecology, genomics, game theory, virtual reality, race, biology, and business. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s and many other publications. His books have won numerous recognitions including The Rosenthal and Vursell Awards; the James Fenimore Cooper Prize; the Corrington Award; a PEN/Hemingway Special Citation; the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature, two Pushcart Prizes, and TIME Magazine’s Book of the Year. He is a MacArthur Fellow, a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award. He was awarded the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for his novel “The Overstory,” and his most recent book, “Bewilderment,” was an instant New York Times best-seller and Oprah’s Book Club selection.

Event information
Tue Mar 29, 2022
6:00pm - 7:00pm MDT
Aspen Institute/Aspen Meadows Campus
845 Meadows Road
Aspen, CO