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Juniper Literary Festival

Focusing on the ever-changing landscape of new American poetry and fiction, the festival showcases emerging poets and fiction writers alongside dozens of independent journals and presses in a unique national event. Featuring readings by diverse and talented poets and writers, roundtables on crucial creative and professional issues, and a press fair, the festival introduces audiences to vital contemporary writing and explores issues essential to the future of American literature. Check out the 2012 schedule below! 

2012 Schedule of Events


6:30 pm JOURNAL & BOOK FAIR opening reception 

7:30 pm READING with Robert Fernandez, Amelia Gray, Anna Moschovakis, & Vincent Standley


11:30 am JOURNAL & BOOK FAIR continues

12:00 pm READING with Christopher DeWeese, Corwin Ericson, Julia Holmes, & Paul Legault

1:15 pm ROUNDTABLES Nuts & Bolts: From Manuscript to Book moderated by Zach Savich Digital Hybrids: How New Media Shape New Writing moderated by Blake Butler

2:30 pm ROUNDTABLES Editors' Reading featuring bateau, Conjunctions, jubilat, & Noö Journal Book/Art: The Book As Collaborative Form moderated by Guy Pettit

3:45 pm READING with Blake Butler, Macgregor Card, Julia Cohen, & Anna Joy Springer

7:00 pm JOURNAL & BOOK FAIR reopens

7:30 pm KEYNOTE READING with James Tate, celebrating the publication of Eternal Ones of the Dream: Later Selected Poems