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.

Gene Grabiner Book Launch

Friday, March 24, 2017
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Where:
The Second Reader Bookshop
1421 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, NY 14216
Date: March 24, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Open Studios @ ECC South: A Lecture & Workshop Series

Monday, March 27, 2017

Where:
Art/Architecture Studios ECC South Campus
4041 Southwestern Blvd
Building 2 upstairs
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: March 27, 2017
Time: doors at 6:00 p.m., presentation at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Canisius College Contemporary Writers Series: Diana Goetsch

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Where:

Canisius College
Richard E Winter Student Center
Grupp Lounge, 2nd floor
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208
Date: March 29, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Road Less Traveled Poetry Showcase

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Where:
Road Less Traveled Theater
500 Pearl Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: March 29, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Poetics Plus: Jerome McGann: 2017 Robert Creeley Lecture in Poetry and Poetics

Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Where:
Western New York Book Arts Center
250 Baird Hall, UB North Campus
Amherst NY, 14228
Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 4:15 p.m. (more…)

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Poetics Plus: Colloquy on Poetry & Poetics

Friday, March 31, 2017
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Where:
The Poetry Collection
420 Capen Hall, UB North Campus
Amherst, NY 14228
Date: March 31, 2017
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m. (more…)

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Resist Much/Obey Little Book Launch and Poetry Reading

Friday, March 31, 2017
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Where:
The Second Reader Bookshop
1421 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, NY 14216
Date: March 31, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Peach Episodes Reading

Sunday, April 2, 2017


Where:
Sugar City
1239 Niagara Street
Buffalo, New York 14213
Date: April 2, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Open Studios @ ECC South: A Lecture and Workshop Series

Monday, April 3, 2017

Where:
Art/Architecture Studios ECC South Campus
4041 Southwestern Blvd
Building 2 upstairs
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: April 3, 2017
Time: doors at 6:00 p.m., presentation at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL@Betty’s: Dave Eggers

Monday, April 3, 2017
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Where:
Betty’s
370 Virginia St
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 3, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 4, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Center for Inquiry Literary Cafe: Let Us Speak of Humanness

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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Where:
Center for Inquiry
1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228
Date: April 5, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Poetics Plus: Fred Moten

Thursday, April 6, 2017
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Where:
Western New York Book Arts Center
468 Washington St
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 6, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Exhibit X Fiction: Kelly Link

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Where:
Hallwalls Cinema
341 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: April 13, 2017
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Open Studios @ ECC South: A Lecture & Workshop Series

Monday, April 17, 2017

Where:
Art/Architecture Studios ECC South Campus
4041 Southwestern Blvd
Building 2 upstairs
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: April 17, 2017
Time: doors at 6:00 p.m., presentation at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Readings at the RIC: ryki zuckerman & Patrick Hultman

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Where:
Daemen College Research and Information Commons–third-floor lounge
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226
Date: April 19, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Dave Eggers

Thursday, April 20, 2017

BABEL - Dave Eggers - April 20, 2017 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Opens Studios @ ECC South: A Lecture & Workshop Series

Monday, April 24, 2017

Where:
Art/Architecture Studios ECC South Campus
4041 Southwestern Blvd
Building 2 upstairs
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: April 24, 2017
Time: doors at 6:00 p.m., presentation at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Open Studios @ ECC South: A Lecture & Workshop Series

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Where:
Art/Architecture Studios ECC South Campus
4041 Southwestern Blvd
Building 2 upstairs
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: April 26, 2017
Time: doors at 6:00 p.m., presentation at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Larkin Square Author Series: Music in Buffalo, “Right Here Right Now, the Buffalo Anthology”

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Where:
The Filling Station Restaurant
745 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14210
Date: April 26, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m.–6:45 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Eileen Myles

Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Where:
The Evergreen Commons
262 Georgia Street (17-71 Prospect Avenue)
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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CWP Press presents Neil Hilborn

Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Where:
Lakeward Spirits
65 Vandalia Street
Buffalo, NY 14204
Date: March 27, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. (more…)

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Open Studios @ ECC South: A Lecture & Workshop Series

Monday, May 1, 2017

Where:
Art/Architecture Studios ECC South Campus
4041 Southwestern Blvd
Building 2 upstairs
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: May 1, 2017
Time: doors at 6:00 p.m., presentation at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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

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Buffalo, Books & Beer: “Right Here, Right Now” Anthology

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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Right Here, Right Now The Buffalo Anthology
Where:

Gene McCarthy’s
73 Hamburg St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Date: May 3, 2017
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Poetics Plus: Works in Progress

Friday, May 5, 2017
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Where:
Rust Belt Books
415 Grant St
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: May 5, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Christina Milletti reads from “Room in Hotel America”

Friday, May 5, 2017

Where:
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
341 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 142102
Date: May 5, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight on Youth

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Spotlight on Youth

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
Shea’s Smith Theatre
658 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: May 10, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Larkin Square Author Series: Lauren Belfer with Frank Kowsky & Stephanie Crockatt

Monday, May 15, 2017

Where:
The Filling Station Restaurant
745 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14210
Date: May 15, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m.–6:45 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 16, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Just Buffalo Literary Center’s Poetry Circle

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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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, June 3, 2017


Featuring:

TBA
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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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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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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, July 22, 2017


Featuring:

TBA
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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, August 12, 2017


Featuring:

TBA
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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

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