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Visiting Writers Series: Santee Frazier

Santee Frazier is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. He received his BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts and his MFA from Syracuse University. He has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the School for Advanced Research and the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation. Frazier’s poems have appeared in Ontario ReviewAmerican PoetPrairie Schooner, amongst others. The author of Dark Thirty (University of Arizona Press, 2009), Frazier’s second collection of poems Aurum from the University of Arizona Press was released in Fall 2019. 

Celebrating its fifty-eighth year, the nationally renowned Visiting Writers Series at UMass Amherst presents emerging and established writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. The Series is sponsored by the MFA for Poets and Writers and the Juniper Initiative, and made possible by support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the University of Massachusetts Arts Council, and the English Department. Events are at 6pm. Readings are wheelchair accessible, free, and open to the public.