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Upcoming Literary Events in Buffalo

Check back regularly for upcoming literary events in Buffalo, hosted by Just Buffalo & numerous other organizations around the city & across WNY.

Night Lights Music Festival

August 27, 2016

Night Lights Festival

Reading

Featuring:
Robin Lee Jordan | Gracie Newman | Alana Kelley |
Aaron Lowinger | Janna Willoughby-Lohr

Where:
Night Lights Festival
2361 Wait Corners Road Sherman, NY 14781
Sherman, NY 14871
Date: August 27, 2016
Time: 12:30 — 1:30 p.m. (more…)

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Book Launch and Reading

August 28, 2016

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Featuring:
Gerry Crinnin’s
Haiku to the Chief

Gerry Crinnin
Justin Karcher
Max Crinnin
Ben Brindise
Aidan Ryan

Where:
Founding Father’s Pub
75 Edward Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: August 28, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Buffalo Reading Invasion

August 29, 2016

Reading Invasion 2016
Where:

Shakespeare Garden
433 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: August 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Rustling the Leaves

September 9, 2016

Rustling the Leaves - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Reading & Book Signing

Featuring:
Gerry Rising
Birds and Birdwatching

Where:
Talking Leaves Books
3158 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: September 9, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Larkin Square Author Series

September 15, 2016

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Third Annual
Local Author Celebration

Featuring:
Dozens of Local Authors

Where:
Larkin Square
745 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: September 15, 2016
Time: 5:00 p.m. (more…)

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Spiritual Cafe

September 17, 2016

SpiritualCafe

Poetry and Music

Featuring:
Ryki Zuckerman
Linda Mabry (piano)
Rebecca Torres (violin)
Leslie Mann Bahler (viola, soprano)
hosted and curated by Anne Huiner

Where:
St. John’s Grace Episcopal Church
51 Colonial Circle
Buffalo, NY 14222
Date: September 17, 2016
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public

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Spotlight On Youth

September 21, 2016

Spotlight on Youth

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 21, 2016
Time: 6:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Rustling the Leaves

September 21, 2016

Rustling the Leaves - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Poetry Reading

Featuring:
Carol Townsend

Where:
Talking Leaves Books
3158 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: September 21, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Larkin Square Authors Series

September 21, 2016

Book Discussion

Featuring:
Paul Hertneky
Growing Up in the Rust Belt

Where:
Larkin Square
745 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: September 21, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Gray Hair Series

September 22, 2016

Gray Hair Series Finale

Featuring
Ansie Baird | Ann Goldsmith
Jorge Guitart | Olga Karman
David Landrey | Peter Siedlecki
Carole Southwood
and the editor/poets of
Earth’s Daughters magazine,
Kastle Brill | Jennifer Campbell
Joyce Kessel | Janna Willoughby-Lohr
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Where:
Hallwalls Cinema @ Babeville
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: September 22, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: $10 (more…)

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Carnegie Art Center Reading

September 22, 2016

An Evening of Art-
Inspired Poems

Featuring:
Theresa Wyatt
George Grace
Karen Lee Lewis
and special guests

Where:
Carnegie Art Center
240 Goundry Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Date: September 22, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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H.P. Lovecraft Art Show

September 24, 2016

H.P. Lovecraft Art Show
Where:

Autistic services building
124 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo N.Y. 140201
Date: September 24, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.— 10:00 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight On Youth

November 9, 2016

Spotlight on Youth

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: November 9, 2016
Time: 6:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Babel Buffalo Hosts World Famous Authors - Just Buffalo Literary Center
Buffalo Hosts World-Famous Authors

Just Buffalo has been bringing the world's greatest authors to Western New York since 2007. Find out what you've been missing.

BABEL 2016–2017

Silo City Reading Series 2016 - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY
Buffalo's Only High-profile Summer Literary Event

This multidisciplinary series includes readings, musical acts and visual art installations from the best of the arts and cultural community from Buffalo and beyond.

Silo City Reading Series

Studio - Author Series - Just Buffalo Literary Center
Author Series

STUDIO brings talented writers from Buffalo, Western New York and beyond to the downtown Just Buffalo Writing Center for readings, in-depth discussions and more.

STUDIO Events

100,000 Poets & Artists for Change
A Buffalo Art Festival

On this one day, over 100,000 poets and artists from around the world gather to promote social, environmental and political change.

100,000 Poets & Artists

Free Tutoring & Workshops

The Just Buffalo Writing Center is dedicated to helping young and emerging writers ages 12–19 cultivate their writing skills.

Upcoming Workshops

Spotlight On Youth - A Buffalo Open Mic - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY
A Buffalo Open Mic

Just Buffalo's coffee house open mic series gives young people ages 12–21 a chance to share and develop their talents in front of a live and supportive audience.

Spotlight On Youth

Writer's Critique Group
A Just Buffalo Writers Workshop

Led by author and Just Buffalo teaching artist Gary Earl Ross, the Writer’s Critique Group gives local writers an opportunity to share their work with other members of the literary community.

Writer's Critique Group

Just Buffalo's Member Contests
Coming Up: The 8th Annual Poetry & Fiction Writing Contest

The 8th Annual Member's Contest and Reading will take place in February 2016. This year's genre will be fiction. Contest guidelines and more details will be announced in November 2015.

Annual Writing Contests