Aspen Words presents Winter Words no. 18 at Paepcke Auditorium

Literary fiction, investigative journalism, cultural reflection, poetry … Winter Words 2015 has it all. This year’s series features some of the most heralded and innovative writers of our time.

Please join us at Paepcke Auditorium for evenings of readings, musings, and conversations designed to challenge, surprise and delight. Click here for details.

Ticketing Information:
$20 General Admission

Paepcke Auditorim is located at 1000 North 3rd Street Aspen,CO 81611


Ruth Ozeki - Tuesday, April 14 @ 6pm

Ruth Ozeki is a novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her first two novels, My Year of Meats and All Over Creation were both New York Times Notable Books and have been translated into 11 languages and published in 14 countries. Her most recent work, A Tale for the Time-Being, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2013, and is the winner of the LA Times Book Prize and the Medici Book Club Prize. Ruth's documentary and dramatic independent films have been shown on PBS, at the Sundance Film Festival, and at colleges and universities across the country. A longtime Buddhist practitioner, Ruth ordained in 2010 and is affiliated with the Brooklyn Zen Center and the Everyday Zen Foundation.

“Ruth Ozeki is bent on taking the novel into corners of American culture no one else has thought to look.”— Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma

“An exquisite novel: funny, tragic, hard-edged and ethereal at once.”—Los Angeles Times