ASPEN SUMMER WORDS LITERARY FESTIVAL & WRITING RETREAT


Aspen Words
110 E. Hallam St., Suite 116
Aspen CO 81611


Phone: (970)925-3122
Fax: (970)925-5700
E-mail: aspenwords@aspeninstitute.org
Website: www.aspenwords.org

Contact

Contact: Caroline Tory.


About

Annual conference held each summer. Offers workshops in fiction, memoir, novel editing, and playwriting. Past years' faculty have included fiction writers Ann Hood, Richard Russo, Akhil Sharma, and Hannah Tinti, memoir writers Andre Dubus III and Dani Shapiro, and playwright Sharr White. Aspen Summer Words features lectures, readings, panel discussions, and the opportunity to meet with agents and editors.

To apply for a juried workshop, submit up to 10 pages of prose with a $30 application fee by February. Registration to non-juried workshops (Beginning Fiction and Playwriting) is first-come, first-served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Costs: $1,375. Includes some meals. Financial aid is available on a limited basis.


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