Juniper Summer Writing Institute

Amherst, Massachusetts, United States


Details
Jun 17 - Jun 24, 2018

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:March 11, 2018
TUITION / COST:$1,600
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
Several scholarships are available, see our website for details. Scholarship deadline: March 11, 2018.

CONTACT: Betsy Wheeler
PHONE: 413-545-8988
EMAIL: juniperinstitute@hfa.umass.edu
WEBSITE: http://www.umass.edu/juniperinstitute

Every summer, the Juniper Institute gathers a community of writers to explore the creative process and develop new approaches to the craft of writing. Hosted by the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Juniper is a weeklong immersion in the writer’s life; it is time out for you and your writing, time for wild invention, and time to become part of a diverse community of acclaimed and emerging writers from all walks of life.

POETRY, FICTION, CREATIVE NONFICTION / MEMOIR, and SPECIAL TOPICS WORKSHOPS: Now in our 15th year, the Juniper Summer Writing Institute offers a week of intensive writing workshops, craft sessions, Q&As, readings, and manuscript consultation in the beautiful Pioneer Valley. General admission applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Scholarship applications must be postmarked by March 11. Workshops fill quickly; early application is recommended.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Terrance Hayes, Noy Holland, Mitchell S. Jackson, Stephen Graham Jones, Dorothea Lasky, Rickey Laurentiis, Paul Lisicky, Eileen Myles, Lisa Olstein, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, Evie Shockley, Safiya Sinclair, Bianca Stone, Dara Wier, Joy Williams, Matthew Zapruder, Leni Zumas, and more.


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction


Location

E354 South College
University of Massachusetts
Amherst
Massachusetts, United States
01003



Juniper Summer Writing Institute & Institute for Young Writers

Every summer, the Juniper Institute gathers a community of writers to explore the creative process and develop new approaches to the craft of writing. Hosted by the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Juniper is a weeklong immersion in the writer’s life, June 17-24, 2018. It is time out for you and your writing, time for wild invention, and time to become part of a diverse community of acclaimed and emerging writers from all walks of life.