Upcoming Literary Events in Buffalo

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

Poetics Plus: Raquel Salas Rivera

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Where:
Rust Belt Books
415 Grant St.
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: February 28, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Color Me White: The Return

Thursday, March 1, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo Distilling Company
860 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14210
Date: March 1st, 2018
Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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“MY NEXT HEART” Showcase

Friday, March 2, 2018


Where:

Gypsy Parlor
376 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: March 2, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Saturday, March 3, 2018
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Where:
Squeaky Wheel
617 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: March 3, 2018
Time: 2:00-7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Steel Bellow Issue Launch

Saturday, March 3, 2018
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Where:
The Second Reader Bookshop
1421 Hertel Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14216
Date: March 3, 2018
Time: 7-9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, 2nd floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: February 6, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Rowhouse Reads: It Occurs to Me That I am America

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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Where:
Rowhouse Bakery & Restaurant
483 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: March 6, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Literary Cafe at CFI featuring Jorge Guitart and Annette Daniels Taylor

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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Where:
CFI
1310 Sweet Home Rd
Amherst, NY 14228
Date: March 7, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL@Betty’s Led By Jeehyun Lim

Monday, March 12, 2018
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Where:
Betty’s Restaurant
370 Virginia St
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: March 12, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Nguyen, Steensen, Sheldon

Thursday, March 15, 2018
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, 2nd floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Poetry Reading: Mike Boughn and Garry Thomas Morse

Friday, March 16, 2018
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Where:
The Second Reader Bookshop
1421 Hertel Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14216
Date: March 16, 2018
Time: 7-9:00 p.m. (more…)

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“MY RADAR DATA KNOWS ITS THING” Launch Reading & Reception

Friday, March 16, 2018


Where:

Hotel Henry
Corner of Rockwell Rd. & Cleveland Cir.
Buffalo, New York
Date: March 16, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Breaking It Down: A Free Adult Poetry Workshop with Lytton Smith

Sunday, March 18, 2018
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Where:
Hotel Henry
444 Forest Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: March 18, 2018
Time: 10-11:00 a.m. (more…)

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Contemporary Writers Series: Colson Whitehead

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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Where:
Montante Cultural Center
2001 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14208
Date: March 20, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, 2nd floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: February 6, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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The Write Thing Reading Series Presents Coleen Murtagh-Paratore

Thursday, March 22, 2018
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Where:
Medaille College
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 7:00-8:30 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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Voice and Viola: Robert M. Giannetti and violist Leslie Bahler

Friday, March 23, 2018
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Where:
The Second Reader Bookshop
1421 Hertel Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14216
Date: March 23, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight on Youth

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Spotlight on Youth

Where:
Shea’s Smith Theatre
658 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: March 28, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Poetics Plus: Margaret Rhee

Thursday, April 5, 2018
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Where:
WNYBAC
468 Washington St
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 5, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL@Betty’s led by Lorna Pérez

Monday, April 9, 2018
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Where:
Betty’s Restaurant
370 Virginia St
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 9, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Robert Creeley Lecture in Poetry & Poetics: Day 1

Thursday, April 12, 2018
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Where:
TBA
Date: April 12, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Wordflight Series at Red Doors: Brandise & Karcher

Thursday, April 12, 2018
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Where:
Parkside Lutheran Church
2 Wallace Ave. @ Depew Ave
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: April 12, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Robert Creeley Lecture in Poetry & Poetics: Day 2

Friday, April 13, 2018
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Where:
Poetry Collection
420 Capen Hall
UB North Campus
Amherst, NY 14228
Date: April 13, 2018
Time: 2-5:00 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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Poetics Plus: Ariel Goldberg

Friday, April 27, 2018
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Where:
WNYBAC
468 Washington St
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 27, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Poetics Plus: Field Alerts

Friday, May 4, 2018
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Where:
Poetry Collection
420 Capen Hall
Amherst, NY 14228
Date: May 4, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight on Youth

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Spotlight on Youth

Where:
Shea’s Smith Theatre
658 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: July 18, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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

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Free Workshops

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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 Susan Lynn Solomon, the Writer’s Critique Group gives local writers an opportunity to share their work with other members of the literary community.

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