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Juniper Reading Series Hosts Noy Holland, Arthur Flowers and Dorothea Lasky

Event Details

June 22, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass Amherst Campus

Free admission
Jennifer Jacobson

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute hosts readings of prose and poetry at UMass Amherst June17- 23. Books will be available for sale and the authors available for signings.

Noy Holland’s I Was Trying to Describe What It Feels Like, New and Selected Stories, was published by Counterpoint in January 2017. She has received a Massachusetts Cultural Council award for artistic merit and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship.

Arthur Flowers is the author of novels, nonfiction and graphic works including Mojo Rising - Confessions of a 21st Century Conjureman, and I See the Promised Land.

Dorothea Lasky is the author of five books of poetry, including the forthcoming Milk (Wave Books, 2018). An assistant professor of poetry at Columbia University's School of the Arts, she co-directs Columbia Artist/Teachers and lives in New York City.

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute, a program of the MFA Program for Poets and Writers, brings together writers of all levels to work closely with world-renowned poets and writers. Workshops in poetry, fiction, and memoir are the heart of the program that includes craft sessions and manuscript consultation with guest writers.  

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute is supported, in part, by the UMass Amherst English Department, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Amherst Books, Factory Hollow Press, Fiction Collective 2, The Valley Advocate, The J.E. and Marjorie B. Pittman Foundation and the Edwin L. and Elizabeth L. Skelton Foundation, jubilat, The Massachusetts Review, Orion and individual contributors.



Bezanson Recital Hall is located within the Fine Arts Center.

Event Category

Literature Juniper Institute