THE PROGRAM

FACULTY

JUNIPER INITIATIVE

NEWS & EVENTS

ALUMNI PUBLICATIONS

ADMISSIONS


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

CONTACT

HOME

 

 

FACULTY DIRECTOR:
NOY HOLLAND is the author of Swim for the Little One First, The Spectacle of the Body, and What Begins with Bird. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council and a member of the Board of Directors at FC2. Her work has appeared in The Quarterly, Conjunctions, NOON, New York Tyrant, and elsewhere. She is a Co-founder and Co-director of the Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts & Action.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
LISA OLSTEIN is the author of three collections of poetry: Little Stranger (forthcoming 2013), Lost Alphabet, and Radio Crackling, Radio Gone, winner of the Hayden Carruth Award. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Centrum. She serves as the Associate Director of the MFA Program, Co-founder and Co-Director of the Juniper Initiativefor Literary Arts & Action, and Director of the Juniper Summer Writing Institute.
FACULTY
PETER GIZZI is the author of Threshold Songs, The Outernationale, Some Values of Landscape and Weather, Artificial Heart, and Periplum and other poems 1987-1992. His editing projects include The House that Jack Built: The Collected Lectures of Jack Spicer, The Exact Change Yearbook, and o-blek: a journal of language arts. He is the recipient of the Lavan Younger Poet Award from the Academy of American Poets and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Howard Foundation, and the Foundation of Contemporary Arts. He was the 2010-2011 Judith E. Wilson Visiting Fellowship in Poetry at Cambridge University.

SABINA MURRAY is the author of Tales from the New World, Forgery, A Carnivore's Inquiry, Slow Burn, and The Caprices, which was awarded the 2002 PEN/Faulkner Award. Her stories are included in The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction and Charlie Chan is Dead II: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian Fiction. She wrote the screenplay for Beautiful Country. She is a former Bunting Fellow of the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University and a recipient ofthe Fred Brown Award for the Novel and fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

JAMES TATE is the author of seventeen books of poetry and several collections of prose, including Eternal Ones of the Dream: Later Selected Poems, The Ghost Soldiers, Return to the City of White Donkeys, Memoir of the Hawk, and The Route as Briefed. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the William Carlos Williams Award, he has served as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and is a member of the Academy of Arts and Letters.
DARA WIER is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Selected Poems, Remnants of Hannah, Reverse Rapture, and Hat on a Pond. Her awards include the Poetry Center and Archives Book of the Year Award, a Pushcart Prize, the American Poetry Review's Jerome Shestack Prize, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She is a Co-founder and Co-director of the Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts & Action.
VISITING FACULTY
JEDEDIAH BERRY is the author of the novel The Manual of Detection, which won the 2009 Hammett Prize and the 2010 Crawford Award. His short stories have appeared in journals including Conjunctions, Ninth Letter, Chicago Review, and Fairy Tale Review. He has worked as an editor at Small Beer Press, and has been a writer-in-residence at the James Merrill House in Stonington, Connecticut.
SAM MICHEL is the author of two novels, Strange Cowboy and Big Dogs and Flyboys, and a collection of stories, Under the Light. His fiction has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, The New York Tyrant, Epoch, and elsewhere. Michel has served as Writer-in-Residence at Phillips Academy and has taught in the creative writing program at the University of Florida.