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.

Sandra Block: The Secret Room

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Where:
Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo
2640 North Forest Rd
Amherst, NY 14068
Date: June 28, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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One Last Celebration: Talking Leaves on Main Street

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Where:
Talking Leaves…Books
3158 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: June 29, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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1st@the 2nd

Friday, July 7, 2017
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Where:
The Second Reader Bookshop
1421 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, NY 14216
Date: July 7, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight on Youth

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Spotlight on Youth

Where:
Shea’s Smith Theatre
658 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: July 19, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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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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Midwest Meets Rust Belt: A Poetic Confluence

Saturday, July 22, 2017
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Where:
The Second Reader Bookshop
1421 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, NY 14216
Date: July 22, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Julie Bryne // Lara Buckley // Noah Falck

Friday, July 28, 2017

Where:
Silo City
100 Silo City Row
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 20, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, August 12, 2017


Featuring:

Maggie Smith
Annette Daniels Taylor
music by Bean Friend
dance by Nancy Hughes & Center Dance
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Wordflight at Red Doors: Elaine Chamberlain & Terez Peipins

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Where:
Parkside Lutheran Church
2 Wallace Ave (at Depew)
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: September 14, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Wordflight at Red Doors: Women of the Crooked Circle (Drajem, Faust, Shoemaker)

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Where:
Parkside Lutheran Church
2 Wallace Ave (at Depew)
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: September 14, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Terry Tempest Williams

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Terry Tempest Williams - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Toni Morrison

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Toni Morrison - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Friday, March 23, 2018

Viet Thanh Nguyen - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Junot Díaz

Friday, April 20, 2018

Junot Diaz - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Friday, April 20, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL 2017–2018

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

Silo City Reading Series 2016 - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY
Buffalo's Summer Literary Series

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

Free Workshops

The Just Buffalo Writing Center is dedicated to helping young and emerging writers ages 12–18 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

The 9th Annual Member's Contest and Reading will take place in February 2016. This year's genre will be poetry.

Annual Writing Contest