|June 25th 2009||Lecture/Reading|
|Admissions / Ticket information||Open to the public, suggested donation $5-10|
|Location||Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center|
|Title||Juniper Summer Writing Institute Reading Series presents Paul Lisicky & Lisa Olstein|
|Sponsor||MFA Program for Poets & Writers|
As part of its Juniper Summer Writing Institute, the University of Massachusetts is proud to host a week of fiction and poetry readings by nationally acclaimed Juniper Institute faculty and writers-in-residence, June 21-27, 2009.
June 21: LYDIA DAVIS & DARA WIER
Writer and translator Lydia Davis has published four collections of short fiction, including Varieties of Disturbance and Samuel Johnson Is Indignant, and a novel, The End of the Story. Dara Wier's ten books of poems include Remnants of Hannah, Reverse Rapture, and Hat on a Pond.
June 22: TERRANCE HAYES & NOY HOLLAND
Terrance Hayes is the author of Wind in a Box, Hip Logic, winner of the National Poetry Series, and Muscular Music, winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Noy Holland is the author of two story collections: The Spectacle of the Body and What Begins with Bird.
June 23: MARK DOTY & SHAUNA SELIY
Mark Doty is the author of eight books of poems, including Fire to Fire: New & Selected Poems, and three volumes of nonfiction including the New York Times bestseller Dog Years. Shauna Seliy is the author of the novel When We Get There.
June 24: CHARLES D'AMBROSIO & ALEX PHILLIPS
Charles D'Ambrosio is the author of two collections of stories, The Point and Other Stories and The Dead Fish Museum, and a collection of essays. Alex Phillips is the author of the poetry chapbook Under a Paper Trellis; his poems and translations have appeared in Open City, Poetry, and elsewhere.
June 25: PAUL LISICKY & LISA OLSTEIN
Paul Lisicky is the author of the novel Lawnboy and the memoir Famous Builder. Lisa Olstein is the author of two books of poems: Radio Crackling, Radio Gone, winner of the Hayden Carruth Award, and Lost Alphabet.
June 26: HOLLY BLACK & JAMES TATE
Holly Black is the best-selling author of fantasy novels for teens and children, including The Spiderwick Chronicles. James Tate is the author of over twenty books of poetry and prose, including The Ghost Soldiers, Return to the City of White Donkeys, and Selected Poems.
June 27: CHRIS BACHELDER, ARISA WHITE & MATTHEW ZAPRUDER
Chris Bachelder is the author of three novels: U.S.!, Bear v. Shark, and Lessons in Virtual Tour Photography. White is the author of a poetry chapbook Disposition for Shininess; her poems have appeared in Gathering Ground: Cave Canem 10th Anniversary Reader, Meridians, and elsewhere. Matthew Zapruder is the author of two poetry collections, American Linden and The Pajamaist.
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