• The Program

    The MFA for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a three-year program dedicated to writing workshops and the completion of a book-length manuscript in fiction or poetry. Among the oldest and most respected MFA programs in the country, our acclaimed and aesthetically diverse faculty guide students to find their full range of artistic and literary potential.

Juniper Summer Writing Institute Accepting Applications

Feb 03, 2016

photo credit: John Solem    Hosted by the MFA for Poets & Writers, Juniper is currently accepting applications for the Summer Writing Institute and Juniper Institute for Young Writers. From Jun...

A Tribute to James Tate

Feb 02, 2016

Thursday, Feb 4, 7:00pm New York, NY     An event to honor the acclaimed poet and UMass MFa faculty member James Tate (1943-2015), featuring poets John Ashbery, Gillian Conoley, Michael Earl Craig,...

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VWS: Annie Liontas and Jeff Parker

Memorial Hall


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Jung Yun '07

Jung Yun graduated from the MFA Program for Poets and Writers in 2007. Her work has appeared in Tin House, The Tin House Fiction Anthology, and The Massachusetts Review. Her debut novel, Shelter, is forthcoming from Picador in March of 2016.

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