Author Marianne Williamson to appear at Aspen Institute on March 5

Staff report

Author Marianne Williamson will be the featured speaker during the first installment of the Aspen Institute’s Murdock Mind, Body, Spirit Series.

The event, which is open to the public, is set for 5:30-6:30 p.m. on March 5 in Paepcke Auditorium on the Aspen Institute’s Aspen Meadows Campus. The Murdock Mind, Body, Spirit Series is underwritten by Gina and Jerry Murdock.

Williamson is an internationally acclaimed spiritual author and lecturer. Her newest book, “A Year of Miracles,” was released in December. Six of her 10 books have been New York Times best-sellers. Other books include “A Return to Love,” “The Age of Miracles,” “Everyday Grace,” “A Woman’s Worth,” “Illuminata,” “Healing the Soul of America,” “A Course in Weight Loss,” “The Gift of Change,” and “The Law of Divine Compensation.”

She has appeared on such television programs such as “Oprah,” “Larry King Live,” “Good Morning America” and “Charlie Rose.”

Williamson also founded Project Angel Food, a meals-on-wheels program that serves people with AIDS in the Los Angeles area. Additionally, she founded the Department of Peace Campaign, a grassroots movement to establish a U.S. Department of Peace. In 2006, Newsweek magazine named Williamson one of the 50 most influential baby boomers. She is currently a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from California’s 33rd District.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in person at the Wheeler Opera House, online at, or by calling 970-920-5770. If available, tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets are complimentary for Society of Fellows members. Members may reserve tickets by contacting or 970-544-7924.