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Juniper Institute for Young Writers at UMass

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Ages: 15-18

Gender: Co-Ed

Type: Overnight/Residential

Physical & Mailing Address:
466 Bartlett Hall, University of Massachusetts, 130 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA USA 01003

More Information:
(413) 545-5503
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Intensive creative writing workshops, and exposure to world-renowned authors, for teen writers finishing 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. Write new work, revise work-in-progress, and gain insight into the creative process in a supportive community of peers and mentors. Read More!

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Apr. 26 at 11:32 pm
Thinking about going to Juniper this summer. Anyone besides @bryn23 been there?
bryn23 said...
Feb. 6, 2012 at 3:23 pm
I attended Juniper last summer and I can honestly say that it was one of the most incredible experiences of my entire life. It truly helped me to expand my thinking beyond what I would ordinarily write or read about and consider every imaginable angle. The readings every night were beyond fabulous and it was incredible to hear to works of such esteemed and talented writers. Of course, despite all of the amazing technical aspects of the program that helped me improve and expand upon my writing, ... (more »)
Tea33 said...
Mar. 10, 2011 at 9:00 am
I attended this program last year, and it was beyond what I could have hoped. I met kids from all over the country. Most of the kids were not from New England, in fact. The workshops we went to were professional and educational. You have the same workshop, I was in poetry, which meets twice a day. It was much beyond a "standard high school level" and we were often given homework assignments to complete that night, which dedicated students would stay up late to finish sometimes. The readings ever... (more »)

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June 20-28, 2015

The Juniper Institute for Young Writers is an extraordinary nine-day creative writing summer camp for students who are finishing their sophomore, junior, or senior years of high school. Hosted by the University of Massachusetts MFA Program for Poets and Writers, the Institute offers participants a unique opportunity: intensive workshops in fiction and poetry, craft sessions and studio courses designed especially for teen writers, as well as unparalleled exposure to world-renowned authors through readings and Q&As with its companion program for adults.

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