Recognized as one of the nation’s top literary gatherings, Summer Words is a six-day celebration of words, stories and ideas held annually in Aspen. Summer Words features writing workshops in fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, poetry and book editing, along with a readers retreat. This year’s faculty: Tina Chang, Peter Ho Davies, Bruce Handy, Heather Harpham, Beth Nguyen, Tom Perrotta, Helen Schulman, J. Courtney Sullivan, Aran Shetterly, Margot Lee Shetterly. The festival includes public panel discussions for writers and readers alike. Evening events include readings, and the Aspen Words Annual Benefit Dinner.
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