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The 10th annual Juniper Summer Writing Institute will be held from June 23 to June 29 on the University of Massachusetts campus in Amherst. The program offers readings, craft sessions, manuscript consultations, and workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty includes poets Mark Doty, Peter Gizzi, D. A. Powell, and Dara Wier; fiction writers Anthony Doerr, Noy Holland, Ben Marcus, and Joy Williams; and creative nonfiction writer Paul Lisicky. Tuition, which includes some meals, is $1,125. Several lodging options are offered, starting at $40 per night for a dorm room. Partial scholarships are available. Submit five to seven pages of poetry or seven to nine pages of fiction with a $25 application fee. General applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The deadline for scholarship applications is April 1. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Juniper Summer Writing Institute, c/o University Conference Services, 918 Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. (413) 545-5510. Lisa Olstein, Director.