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BABEL: Azar Nafisi

Friday, March 5, 2010
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BABEL: Salman Rushdie

Saturday, April 17, 2010
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Big Night: Will Alexander

Saturday, September 18, 2010

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Featuring: Poetry: Will Alexander | Fiction: Alissa Nutting | Music: Gut Flora | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: September 18, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: V.S. Naipaul

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
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Big Night: Carla Harryman & Patrick Durgin

Saturday, October 30, 2010

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Featuring: Poetry: Carla Harryman & Patrick Durgin | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: October 30, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

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Big Night: Joshua Clover

Saturday, November 20, 2010

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Featuring: Poetry: Joshua Clover | Music: Lulldozer | Art: Timothy Scaffidi | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: November 20, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Maxine Hong Kingston

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
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Big Night: Ish Klein & Jordan Dalton

Saturday, December 11, 2010

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Featuring: Poetry and Video: Ish Klein | Art: Jordan Dalton | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: December 11, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

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Big Night: Christian Bök

Saturday, March 12, 2011

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Featuring: Poetry: Christian Bök | Video: Stella Marrs | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: Western New York Book Art Center

When: Saturday March 12, 2011, 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Edwidge Danticat

Friday, March 25, 2011
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BABEL: Chris Abani

Sunday, April 17, 2011
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Big Night: Jennifer Campbell

Saturday, October 1, 2011

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Featuring:
Poetry: Judith Kerman | Ansie Baird | Kastle Brill | Jennifer Campbell | Joyce Kessel | Janna Willoughby | Ryki Zuckerman
Music: La Marimba
Food: Geoffrey Gatza
Where: WNYBAC
When: October 1, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

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Big Night: Kent Johnson

Saturday, October 22, 2011

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Featuring: Poetry: Kent Johnson | Music: Clandestina y La Raza Cosmica | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: Western New York Book Arts Center

When: October 22, 2011, 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Amos Oz

Thursday, October 27, 2011
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Big Night: Anna Moschovakis

Saturday, November 19, 2011

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Featuring: Poetry: Anna Moschovakis | Music: Malaria Control | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: November 19, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Naomi Shahib Nye

Friday, December 2, 2011
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Big Night: Ariana Reines

Saturday, December 10, 2011

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Featuring: Poetry: Ariana Reines | Video: Dorothea Braemer | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: December 10, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

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Big Night: Camille Martin & Mark Goldstein

Saturday, January 28, 2012

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Featuring: Poetry: Camille Martin and Mark Goldstein | Video: Carl Lee | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: January 28, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Zadie Smith

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
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mIEKAL aND: Small Press Poetry Reading

Friday, March 23, 2012

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When: March 23, 2012, 8:00 p.m.

Where: Western New York Book Arts Center

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Big Night: Joel Lewis & Ryan Eckes

Saturday, March 31, 2012

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Featuring: Poetry: Joel Lewis and Ryan Eckes | Music: The Mordaunt Sisters | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: March 31, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Alexander McCall Smith

Thursday, April 12, 2012
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Big Night: Alexis De Veaux & Jimmie Gilliam

Saturday, April 28, 2012

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Featuring: Poetry: Alexis De Veaux and Jimmie Gilliam | Music: Damian | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: April 28, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Russell Banks

Thursday, October 18, 2012
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BABEL: Nuruddin Farah

Thursday, November 8, 2012
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Big Night: Pamela Lu & Noah Falck

Saturday, December 1, 2012


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Poetry: Pamela Lu & Noah Falck | Music: Gutpole| Performance: Kyle Butler | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: December 1, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

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Big Night: John Beer

Saturday, February 2, 2013


A Poetry Reading

Where: Western New York Book Arts Center

When: February 2, 2013, 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Alexandra Fuller

Thursday, March 7, 2013
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Big Night: Amy King

Saturday, March 23, 2013

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Featuring: Poetry: Amy King | Music: Ian Nagoski and Pam Swarts | Performance: OOooOO | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: March 23, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Julia Alvarez

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Big Night: Jen Bervin

Saturday, April 27, 2013

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Featuring: Poetry: Jen Bervin | Video: Meg Knowles | Food: Geoffrey Gatza | Music: uvb76

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: April 27, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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Featuring:
Joe Hall
Music by Ahavaraba
Photography by Thomas Bittner (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, July 13, 2013

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Featuring:
Matt Hart
Nate Pritts
Music by Pine Fever
Installation by Jason Seeley & Kyle Butler (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Silo City Reading 2013

Featuring:
Judith Goldman
Joshua Ware
Joey Yearous-Algozin
Music by Winter Coats
Chalk installation by Bobby Griffiths & Dylan England (more…)

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BABEL: Richard Blanco

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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BABEL: Amy Tan

Friday, November 22, 2013
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BABEL: Suzan-Lori Parks

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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BABEL: Abraham Verghese

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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STUDIO: Clark Coolidge

Friday, April 18, 2014

A Poetry Reading

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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 18, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, June 14, 2014

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Featuring:
Philip Metres
Jon Rutzmoser
Music by Nat Baldwin & Wooden Cities
Art by Maude White (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Friday, July 11, 2014

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Featuring:
K. Lorraine Graham
Cheryl Quimba
Music by Jax Deluca
Live sculpture by Dave Derner (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Friday, August 8, 2014

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Featuring:
Zach Savich
Rachael Katz
Music by Folkfaces
Installation by Kevin Kline (more…)

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100,000 Poets & Artists for Change 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Where:
Silo City
Ohio Street at Childs Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 27, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Colum McCann

Thursday, October 9, 2014
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The 7th Annual Just Buffalo Member Poetry Contest

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Deadline to Enter: February 5, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.


Just Buffalo Literary Center is pleased to announce the winners of the 7th Annual Member Poetry Contest. (more…)

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BABEL: David Henry Hwang

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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STUDIO: Eric Gansworth, Brigid Hughes, Janet McNally & Lou Rera

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Publishing in the 21st Century

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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: March 8, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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BABEL: Patti Smith

Friday, April 17, 2015
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STUDIO: Alexis DeVeaux

Monday, April 27, 2015

A Reading & Book Release for Yabo

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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 27, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Saturday, May 16, 2015

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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 16, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Featuring:
Zachary Schomburg
Alana Kelley
Music by Small Houses
Art Installation by Nick Torsell (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Friday, July 17, 2015

Silo City Reading Series - Catherine Wagner, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Flatsitter - July 17, 2015 - Just Buffalo Literary Center, Buffalo, NY

Featuring:
Catherine Wagner
Lillian-Yvonne Bertram
Music & Installation by Flatsitter (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Featuring:
Bianca Stone
Emily Anderson
Music by Julie Byrne
Installation by NP
Sound Installation by Jen Morris and Emily Anderson (more…)

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Book Launch Party featuring Sandra Block

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Book Launch for The Girl Without A Name by Sandra Block
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 24, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Celebrating the Life & Work of Anselm Hollo

Saturday, October 10, 2015
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: October 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Just Buffalo Literary Center will host a special STUDIO event honoring the life & work of Anselm Hollo (1934-2013) in conjunction with FinnFest Buffalo. (more…)

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STUDIO: Pattie McCarthy & Joe Hall

Friday, October 16, 2015
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: October 16, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Claudia Rankine

Friday, October 23, 2015
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Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: October 23, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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The Beautiful Books that Buffalo Brings

Thursday, November 5, 2015

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Book Discussion

Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY
Date: November 5, 2015
Time: noon — 1:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Buck Downs, Tina Darragh & Quadir Lateef

Friday, November 6, 2015
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: November 6, 2015
Time: 8:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL @ Betty’s

Monday, November 9, 2015

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Book Discussion: Dinaw Mengestu’s The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

Where:
Betty’s Restaurant
370 Virginia Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: November 9, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL Community Nights

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library
453 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: November 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Dinaw Mengestu

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: November 18, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL @ Betty’s

Monday, February 29, 2016

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Book Discussion: Louise Erdrich’s The Round House

Where:
Betty’s Restaurant
370 Virginia Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: February 29, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Louise Erdrich

Thursday, March 10, 2016

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Photos from the BABEL Events (Photos by Bruce Jackson)

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: March 10, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Ara Shirinyan & Sandy Pool

Friday, March 18, 2016
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: March 18, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Karl Ove Knausgård

Thursday, April 21, 2016
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Photos from the BABEL Events (Photos by Bruce Jackson)

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 21, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Maggie Nelson & Edric Mesmer

Friday, April 29, 2016
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Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library
453 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 29, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Featuring:
Ocean Vuong
Sherry Robbins
Music by Space Cubs
Installation by Projex
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STUDIO: Eve Williams, Matthew Klane, James Belflower, & Donika Kelly

Thursday, October 6, 2016

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Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: October 6, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Marlon James

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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Photos from the Marlon James BABEL by Nancy Parisi

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Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m.
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LitTech Forum

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Lit Tech

Where:
Dig at the Innovation Center
64 Ellicott St
Buffalo N.Y. 140203
Date: November 1, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.— 1:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Laila Lalami

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

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Photos from the Laila Lalami BABEL by Nancy Parisi

Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m.

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STUDIO: Magdalena Zurawski, Chris Vitiello, & Woogee Bae

Thursday, November 17, 2016


Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Rosa Alcalá, Michael Kelleher & Noah Falck

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Edna O’Brien

Friday, March 24, 2017

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Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Friday, March 24, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Dave Eggers

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Eileen Myles

Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Where:
The Evergreen Commons
262 Georgia Street (17-71 Prospect Avenue)
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Featuring:
Mathias Svalina
Aidan Ryan
music by Cages
film by Mary Helena Clark
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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Featuring:
Morgan Parker
Rachelle Toarmino
music by Zoe Scruggs
art installation Zack Boehler
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…and many more highlights to come!

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