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.

Poetry Circle @ Just Buffalo

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, 2nd floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 24, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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“Caring for Red: A Daughter’s Memoir” Mindy Fried

Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Where:
JCC Amherst
2640 North Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14068
Date: May 25, 2017
Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m. (more…)

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LIT CITY: Kelley, Toarmino, Thurston, Valentin, & Williams

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St (2nd floor)
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 25, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Book Talk at Rust Belt: Young Adult Authors Corrie Wang and Sara Shepard

Saturday, May 27, 2017
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Where:
Rust Belt Books
415 Grant St
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: May 27, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. (more…)

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If I Were More Like Myself: Photography Exhibit & Poetry Reading

Thursday, June 1, 2017
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Where:
Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo
2640 North Forest Rd
Amherst, NY 14068
Date: June 1, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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First at the Second: Kenneth Feltges, Geoffrey Gatza, John Rigney

Friday, June 2, 2017
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Where:
Second Reader Bookshop
1421 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, NY 14216
Date: June 2, 2017
Time: 7:00-8:00 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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Sugar City & Gutter Pop Comics present Buffalo Zine Fair Spring ’17

Saturday, June 3, 2017
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Where:
Sugar City
1239 Niagara St
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: June 3, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (more…)

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Foundlings III Launch Party

Sunday, June 4, 2017
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Where:
Nietzsche’s
248 Allen St
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: June 4, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 6, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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JCC Book & Arts Fair

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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Where:
Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo
2640 North Forest Rd
Amherst, NY 14068
Date: June 1, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Center for Inquiry Literary Cafe: Keller, Feltges, & Campbell

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Where:
Center for Inquiry
1310 Sweet Home Rd
Amherst, NY 14228
Date: June 7, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Rustling the Leaves: An evening with William Kowalski

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Where:
Talking Leaves…Books
3158 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: June 7, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Daniel Horowitz: “On the Cusp, The Yale College Class of 1960 and a World on the Verge of Change”

Thursday, June 8, 2017
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Where:
Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo
2640 North Forest Rd
Amherst, NY 14068
Date: June 8, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 20, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Dick Hirsch: A New Bathtub for the White House

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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Where:
Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo
2640 North Forest Rd
Amherst, NY 14068
Date: June 20, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Linda Pellegrino: Still Smiling

Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Where:
Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo
2640 North Forest Rd
Amherst, NY 14068
Date: June 1, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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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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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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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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BABEL: Terry Tempest Williams

Thursday, October 12, 2017

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

Where:
Kleinhans Symphony 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 Symphony 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 Symphony 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 Symphony 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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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.

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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.

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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