Juniper Summer Institute Reading Series Hosts Bianca Stone and Joy Williams

Event Details

June 17, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass Amherst Campus

Free admission
Contact:
Jennifer Jacobson
413-545-5515

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.

Bianca Stone is a poet and visual artist. Her books include Poetry Comics From the Book of Hours, (Pleiades, 2016), the illustrated edition of Antigonick, (New Directions, 2012) a collaboration with Anne Carson, and most recently The Mobius Strip Club of Grief, (Tin House, 2018).

Joy Williams is the author of five story collections and four novels, including The Quick and the Dead, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and a book of essays, Ill Nature, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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.

Directions:

Bezanson Recital Hall is located within the Fine Arts Center. https://fac.umass.edu/Online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=...

Event Category

Literature Juniper Institute