Victoria Smith, Maurice LaMee and Walter Isaacson
Adrienne Brodeur and Maurice LaMee
Michael Klein and Julia Glass
Guests appreciated speaker Billy Collins’ wry wit.
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