The 42nd annual Aspen Summer Words Writing Conference and Literary Festival will be held from June 17 to June 22 at the Gant Hotel in Aspen, Colorado. The conference features workshops, panels, and readings, as well as opportunities to meet with agents and editors. The faculty includes poet Tina Chang; fiction writers Tom Perrotta and Helen Schulman; and nonfiction writers Bruce Handy, Aran Shetterly, and Margot Lee Shetterly. Tuition is $1,525, which includes some meals. A limited number of scholarships are available. To apply for a workshop in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, or novel editing, submit a writing sample of up to 10 pages with a $30 application fee by February 27. Registration for an introductory writing course is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.
Aspen Summer Words Writing Conference and Literary Festival,
110 East Hallam Street, Suite 116, Aspen, CO 81611. (970) 925-3122. Marie Chan, Program Assistant.