Join Aspen Words

Aspen Words is Colorado's oldest literary organization, dedicated to encouraging writers, inspiring readers, and connecting people through the power of stories. The support of members like you makes it possible to reach out to writers and readers of all ages throughout the Roaring Fork Valley, the nation, and beyond, with innovative virtual and live programming.

Please join us in celebrating nearly four decades of literary excellence.To learn about membership benefits, please visit our website.

For sponsorship and underwriting opportunities, please contact Adrienne Brodeur, Executive Director. For questions about membership levels and benefits, and for information about a gift of stock, a scholarship grant, or planned giving, please contact Marie Chan.


  • Wordsmith - $100
  • Aspen Writer's Network - $135
    • AWN is an annual membership group geared towards Roaring Fork Valley Writers. Learn more.
  • Scribe - $250
  • Bard - $500
  • Literati - $1,000
  • Publisher - $2,500
  • Laureate - $5,000
  • Silver Quill - $10,000
  • Gold Quill - $25,000
  • Platinum Quill - $50,000
  • Little Free Library Book - $15
    • This donation buys/replaces a book for our Little Free Libraries found at various locations throughout Aspen!

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The Aspen Institute is a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and contributions to the Aspen Institute are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  Our Employer Identification Number is 84-0399006.