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WRITING ABOUT REAL PEOPLE – Aspen Summer Words Virtual Panel

What are the rules when you’re writing about friends and family or reimagining the lives of famous figures in your fiction?  We’ll explore this topic with award-winning memoirists, essayists and novelists.  

Moderator:
Adrienne Brodeur
Aspen Words executive director and author of the best-selling memoir “Wild Game”

Panelists:
Steve Almond, 
author of 10 books of fiction and nonfiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Candyfreakand Against Football. 

Christopher Castellaniauthor of four critically acclaimed novels including, most recently, “Leading Men,” and artistic director of Grub Street 

Gregory PardloPulitzer Prize-winning poet and memoirist (“Air Traffic”) 

Claire Bidwell Smithinternationally renowned author of three books of nonfiction, speaker and grief expert 

In the spirit of supporting literary community during these challenging times, there is no charge to enjoy the Aspen Summer Words Virtual panels. However, we need your support to carry out our mission and sustain literary arts programming. If you are in a position to give, please consider a donation to Aspen Words!

Event information
Date
Thu Jun 18, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm EST
Location
Virtual