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University of Massachusetts Amherst

June 22 - 28, 2014

JAMES TATE

JOY WILLIAMS

DARA WIER

RON HANSEN

PETER GIZZI

NOY HOLLAND

EVIE SHOCKLEY

MARY CAPONEGRO

TIMOTHY DONNELLY

SABINA MURRAY

DOROTHEA LASKY

PAUL LISICKY

THOMAS SAYERS ELLIS

LENI ZUMAS

ARISA WHITE

LEIGH NEWMAN


The University of Massachusetts MFA Program invites you to join our faculty and guests for a week of intensive writing workshops, craft sessions, readings, Q&As, and manuscript consultations in the beautiful Pioneer Valley.

Juniper created one of the most harmonious communities I have ever encountered.

—’13 participant



I needed the week to be reminded of the joy of writing and the joy of talking about writing. More than any of the new ideas I came away with, this was the most important thing the Institute gave me.

—’12 participant