Upcoming Literary Events in Buffalo

Check back regularly for upcoming literary events across Buffalo & WNY.

Open Mic Poetry Reading!

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Where:
Orchard Park Public Library
4570 South Buffalo Street
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: April 25, 2018
Time: 7-8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Fire in the Heartland: Kent State, May 4th, and Student Protest in America

Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Where:
Burchfield Penney Art Center
1300 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Date: April 26, 2018
Time: 7-9:00 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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JBWC Showcase

Friday, April 27, 2018


Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 27, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Rowhouse Reads

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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Where:
Rowhouse Bakery & Restaurant
483 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: May 1, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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WRITER’S CRITIQUE GROUP

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, Upper
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 1, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Literary Cafe at CFI featuring Nita Penfold and Anne E. Pluto

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Where:
The Center for Inquiry
1310 Sweet Home Rd.
Amherst, NY 14228
Date: May 2, 2018
Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Navigating the Publishing Waters

Thursday, May 3, 2018
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, 2nd floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 7:30 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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Wordflight at Red Doors featuring Perry Nicholas and Lisa Wiley

Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Where:
Parkside Lutheran Church
2 Wallace Ave. (at Depew)
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: May 10, 2018
Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m. (more…)

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WRITER’S CRITIQUE GROUP

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, Upper
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 15, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Adult Workshop – Writing As Daily Practice

Saturday, May 19, 2018


Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 19, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Fee: $20
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Book & Cookies – Book Club!

Monday, May 21, 2018

Where:
Orchard Park Public Library
4570 South Buffalo Street
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: May 21, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, June 2, 2018


Where:
Silo City Row
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 2, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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WRITER’S CRITIQUE GROUP

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, Upper
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 5, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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The Ladder Literary Conference

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Where:
Rochester Riverside Hotel
120 E Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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WRITER’S CRITIQUE GROUP

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, Upper
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 19, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 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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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, July 21, 2018


Where:
Silo City Row
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: July 21, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.
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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, August 18, 2018


Where:
Silo City Row
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 18, 2018
Time: 5:00 p.m.
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BABEL: Mohsin Hamid

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Mohsin Hamid - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

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

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BABEL: Jesmyn Ward

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Jesmyn Ward - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Min Jin Lee

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Min Jin Lee - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: George Saunders

Thursday, April 18, 2019

George Saunders - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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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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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

The Just Buffalo Writing Center is dedicated to helping young and emerging writers ages 12–18 cultivate their writing skills.

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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 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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