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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMASS-Amhe Summer Programs

Juniper Institute for Young Writers
The Juniper Institute for Young Writers offers six days of writing workshops, seminars, craft sessions, and readings by nationally recognized authors including Grace Paley, James Tate, Amy Hempel, Dara Wier, and many more.  Students who have finished their junior or senior years of high school are invited to apply.

The Juniper Institute for Young Writers joins the Juniper Summer Institute for adults, now entering its third year.  Younger participants attend evening readings and select craft sessions hosted by the adult program and participate in specialized workshops and writing seminars geared toward younger writers.

All Institute activities, including lunch and dinner each day, take place on the UMass Amherst campus.  As a day program, no overnight accommodations are provided by the Institute.  Limited scholarships are available. 
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Phone: (413) 545-5510


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