Reading: Dara Wier and Tiphanie Yanique

Event Details

June 19, 2017
7:30 pm

Integrated Sciences Building

Room: 135

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Jennifer Jacobson

Each night during the Juniper Summer Writing Institute and Institute for Young Writers, acclaimed faculty and writers in residence read from their new and selected work. On Monday, June 19 come hear Dara Wier and Tiphanie Yanique.

The authors' books will be available for purchase from Amherst Books and readings will be followed by book signings. There is plenty of free parking and the event is in an accessible venue.


Wier is the author of 12 books of poems, including You Good Thing, Selected Poems, Remnants of Hannah, Reverse Rapture and Hat on a Pond

Yanique’s debut novel, Land of Love and Drowning, won the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Award from the Center for Fiction and was listed by NPR as one of the Best Books of 2014.

Event Category

Literature Juniper Institute