Aspen Words Literary Prize: Awards Ceremony

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The inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize event will feature a conversation about the finalist books, moderated by Michel Martin, weekend host of NPR’s All Things Considered. The $35,000 prize winner will be announced live. The program will be emcee'd by Linda Holmes, host of NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour. The evening will conclude with a celebratory reception with signed books available for purchase.

The AWLP is a $35,000 annual award for an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture. More Info.

Held in collaboration with media partner NPR Books.

Doors open at 5:30pm

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