Sara Gruen Event Cancellation Notice


The Aspen Writers’ Foundation, presenter of Winter Words, announces a change in its lineup for the 12th annual series of readings and talks with notable writers. Due to illness, Sara Gruen will not be able to attend her March 5th event. The author of “Water for Elephants” is on doctor’s orders not to fly; she was expected in Aspen tomorrow. Winter Words continues with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides on March 18th, bestselling author Andrew Sean Greer on March 26th, and notorious memoirist Augusten Burroughs on April 2nd. Event and ticket information is available through the AWF website.

Ticket holders and pass holders have two options for resolution:

1. Should a ticket holder or pass holder wish to donate the value of their ticket or pro-rated portion of a pass back to the Aspen Writers’ Foundation(a nonprofit organization), please contact the AWF at 970.925.3122 ext. 3# or for a charitable contribution receipt. Please include your mailing address.

2. To receive a refund or exchange a ticket to be used at another Winter Words event, please contact Aspen Show Tickets at 970.920.5770 or stop by the box office at the Wheeler Opera House located at 320 E. Hyman Avenue in Aspen by 5 pm on Friday, March 6th.

We thank you for your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.

The Aspen Writers’ Foundation, Colorado’s oldest nonprofit literary organization, has been bringing readers and writers together since 1976. The organization’s mission is to provide programs that encourage writers in their craft and readers in their appreciation of literature. Through its repertoire of ten year-round programs and projects, the Aspen Writers’ Foundation serves 20,000+ literary enthusiasts of all ages annually. More information is available at 970.925.3122.

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