For more than a century, Western New York has been home to some of the most significant and innovative writers. LIT CITY is a public art initiative which highlights Buffalo’s renowned literary legacy.
THE CIVIL WRITES PROJECT dares to confront the history of segregation through a series of interconnected programs leading up to Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison’s BABEL appearance on November 9, 2017—exactly 50 years to the day of Dr. Martin Luther King’s historic speech at Kleinhans Music Hall.
READ | SEED | WRITE is one of the newest initiatives of Just Buffalo Literary Center (in collaboration with Grassroots Gardens of WNY) to make the literary arts more visible, inspiring gardeners and passersby through the written word, while also raising awareness about the importance of sustainable gardening and the need for urban access to healthy food.
Order a poem on a topic of your choosing and support Buffalo’s next generation of literary voices. All poems are written by students of the Just Buffalo Writing Center.
Just Buffalo Literary Center is proud to introduce LIT CITY—a series of public art initiatives which will honor Buffalo’s rich literary legacy. These text-based artworks will be located in close proximity to the newly designated “literary corridor” along Washington Street.