Juniper Literary Festival
April 6, 2018 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
April 7, 2018 10:00 am-9:00 pm
UMass Amherst Campus
Introducing audiences to the vibrant landscape of new American poetry and fiction and exploring issues essential to the future of American literature, the Juniper Literary Festival features readings with internationally known writers and UMass MFA alums as well as programming from current students who have invigorated the event with performative readings, inventively curated displays, and publications of their work. The festival will also include the regional and national literary community through its renowned journal and book fair. Community creative writing workshops will be led by Ocean Vuong and Edie Meidav.
The Juniper Festival is a program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA Program for Poets and Writers’ Juniper Initiative and made possible with generous support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Arts Council, College of Humanities & Fine Arts, Graduate School, and Office of the Provost. All events are free and open to the public.
Exhibitions: All exhibitions will be open 10AM to 5PM.
Journal and Book Fair, South College Commons
Audio Experience of the New UMass MFA Digitization & Cultural Heritage Archive
Visualizing Language Gallery