Here’s what past participants are saying about the Juniper Institute for Young Writers:
Jenny Ahn ’11 David Field ’11 Isabelle Ingato ’11
Chloe Madison ’10 Auburn Sky Gonzales ’10 Kyle Harper ’10
Emma Elisabeth Fosso McNairy ’09 Lily Barrett ’07 & ’08
This was the best experience of my life.
This community is one of the most valuable things I've ever been a part of. The amount of support is overwhelming — Juniper allowed me to realize what I want for the future, and set me up with lifelong friends.
The readings exposed me to many new styles of writing. On top of that, I felt we were welcomed into an elite underground writer's society.
The support was crucial to my experience—it led me to feel respected as an artist and comfortable to express myself.
This experience impacted me forever. It made me realize there are other writers like me. I loved being able to connect and share my work. I made such wonderful friends.
When everyone you are with is a writer, you don’t feel so out of place in the world anymore.
Juniper has given me so much drive to explore new ways of writing. I'm in love with this place.
Juniper gave me the tools to understand my world and a more complete understanding of craft. I now have many, many more ‘writer friends’ who I plan to stay in touch with in the context of writing.
It felt like I was in a place where I belonged for the first time.
Juniper is the first writing program I’ve done and I’m so glad to have such a wonderful introduction to writing.