The University of Massachusetts Amherst

7 Tips for Crafting Your Writer's Statement

Friday, October 25, 2019

Does the thought of writing a Personal Statement, or (as Juniper calls it) a Writer’s Statement, fill you with indescribable dread? Many writing programs, colleges, universities, and conferences,...

New Juniper Reading Series Curated for Young Writers

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

New this year, the Juniper Institute for Young Writers will have its own reading series, curated especially for our young writers. On three evenings of the weeklong institute, a guest writer will...
Juniper PA Nathan Frontiero

Juniper Program Assistant in the Spotlight

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Juniper PA Nathan Frontiero in the Spotlight...

New Website and 2018 Program Dates

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

New this year, our program will take place July 22-29, making the Institute an option for more students. We’ll also be using the air-conditioned dormitories of the Commonwealth Honors College and state-of-the-art classroom facilities at the newly renovated South College building.

Stay tuned to our new website and our mailing list for more information on programming and scholarships. Applications for the 2018 session will open January 1, 2018. Teachers are welcome to nominate their students through our easy to use nomination form. Students should apply by March 1 to be considered for scholarship support.

Enjoy exploring the site, and we hope to see you this summer!

Opportunities for UMass Students to Work with the Juniper Institute for Young Writers Spring/Summer 2018

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

In partnership with the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at UMass Amherst, and as part of Juniper’s educational mission, the Juniper Institute for Young Writers hires current undergraduate and...