Campus employees eligible for discount at Juniper Summer Writing Institute
The MFA Program for Poets and Writers, one of the nation's oldest and finest creative writing programs, will host its 10th annual Juniper Summer Writing Institute and eighth annual Institute for Young Writers from June 23-29. UMass employees and campus community members are invited to apply and receive a special discount.
The Juniper Summer Writing Institute offers a week of workshops in poetry, fiction, and memoir, craft sessions, readings, and manuscript consultations with world-renowned faculty and writers in residence including Mark Doty, Joy Williams, Dara Wier, Anthony Doerr, D.A. Powell, Noy Holland, Peter Gizzi, Ben Marcus, Matthea Harvey, Paul Lisicky, Maggie Nelson, Timothy Donnelly, Stacey Levine, and Susan Steinberg. Poets and writers of all levels gather from the surrounding area and across the country to form a community of writers dedicated to exploring the creative process and advancing their craft. The concurrent Institute for Young Writers offers workshops especially for high-school aged writers.
Members of the UMass community receive $100 off tuition and a waived application fee. For complete program and application information, visit www.umass.edu/juniperinstitute or contact the institute at email@example.com or 545-5510.