The Aspen Writers’ Foundation annual benefit drew prominent writers, editors and agents to the Hotel Jerome’s Grand Ballroom June 16 for a literary feast during Aspen Summer Words.
Summer Words faculty, including former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins; novelists Meg Wolitzer, Julia Glass and Andre Dubus III; essayist Meghan Daum
Guests and writers swapped stories over cocktails and a three-course dinner. Afterward, a reading by Collins of his quirky, relatable poetry had the audience in stitches. –Photos by Dan Bayer