Juniper Summer Writing Institute – June 28


The University of Massachusetts MFA Program, one of the nation’s oldest and finest creative writing programs, invites you to the beautiful Pioneer Valley for a week of intensive writing workshops, readings, craft sessions, Q&As, and manuscript consultations.

Each night during the Juniper Institute, acclaimed faculty and writers in residence read from their new and selected work. Readings are open to the public (suggested donation $5-$10). All readings begin at 7:30 pm, and are held in the Integrated Sciences Building, Room 135, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

On June 28, at 7:30, Ben Marcus, Susan Steinberg, and Betsy Wheeler will read.  Ben Marcus is the author of the novels The Flame Alphabet and Notable American Women, and the story collection The Age of Wire and String. Susan Steinberg is the author of the story collections Spectacle, Hydroplane, and The End of Free Love. Betsy Wheeler is the author of the poetry collection Loud Dreaming in a Quiet Room, and Start Here, a poetry chapbook.