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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.

Comics Vs Poets

July 29, 2016

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Comics Vs Poets:
Dawn of the Open Mic

Where:
The Gypsy Parlor
376 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: July 29, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.

Featuring:
Benjamin Brindise
Bruce Wilson
Justin Karcher
Brian Netzel
Brandon Williamson
Jesse Winterhalter
Sean Marciniak
Bianca McGraw
Don Johnson
Max Leroy (more…)

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Rustling the Leaves

August 11, 2016

Rustling the Leaves - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Reading and Book Signing

Featuring:
Dan Zak | Lindsey Freeman

Where:
Talking Leaves Books
3158 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: August 11, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

August 13, 2016

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Featuring:

Ocean Vuong
Sherry Robbins
Music by Space Cubs
Installation by Projex
(more…)

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Rustling the Leaves

August 18, 2016

Rustling the Leaves - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Reading and Book Signing

Featuring:
Bob Proehl’s homecoming
for his debut novel,
A Hundred Thousand Worlds

Where:
Talking Leaves Books
3158 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: August 18, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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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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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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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