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< June 2006 >

Events listed in white are at the bookshop; events listed in yellow are elsewhere.

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Grace Paley & Srikanth Reddy

One of the most acclaimed short story writers of our time, Grace Paley’s collections include The Little Disturbances of Man, Enormous Changes at the Last Minute, & The Collected Stories.   Srikanth Reddy’s first collection of poetry, Facts for Visitors, received the Asian American Literary Award.

Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Open to the public, suggested donation $5-10.   Juniper Summer Writing Institute
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Dara Wier & Kate Bernheimer

Dara Wier is the author of nine books of poetry including Reverse Rapture, Hat on a Pond, Voyages in English, & Our Master Plan.   Kate Bernheimer is the author of The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold & editor of Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women Writers Explore their Favorite Fairy Tales.

Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Open to the public, suggested donation $5-10.   Juniper Summer Writing Institute
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Matthea Harvey & James Haug

Matthea Harvey is the author of two books of poetry: Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form & Sad Little Breathing Machine.   James Haug is the author of three books of poems including: Fox Luck, The Stolen Car & Walking Liberty, which won the Morse Poetry Prize.

Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Open to the public, suggested donation $5-10.   Juniper Summer Writing Institute
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Noy Holland & Matthew Zapruder

Matthew Zapruder’s first book of poems, American Linden, won the Tupelo Press Editor’s Prize; his second is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press.   Noy Holland is the author of two collections of stories: The Spectacle of the Body & What Begins with Bird.

Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Open to the public, suggested donation $5-10.   Juniper Summer Writing Institute
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James Tate & Brian Evenson

James Tate’s poetry has been honored with the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, & the William Carlos Williams Award.   He is the author of over twenty books of poetry & prose including Memoir of the Hawk & Selected Poems.   Brian Evenson is the author of six books of fiction, most recently The Wavering Knife & Dark Property.

Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Open to the public, suggested donation $5-10.   Juniper Summer Writing Institute
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Amy Hempel & Dean Young

Amy Hempel is the author of four story collections: mostly recently, The Collected Stories, as well as Reasons to Live, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, & Tumble Home.   Dean Young is the author of six books of poetry, including Elegy on Toy Piano, Skid, & Strike Anywhere, which won the Colorado Poetry Prize.

Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Open to the public, suggested donation $5-10.   Juniper Summer Writing Institute

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