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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.

The Fall Of Stag Lee

September 25, 2016

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Where:

Performing Arts Center
Rockwell Hall on the campus of SUNY Buffalo State
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Dates: September 25, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $30 General Public / $25 Seniors (60+) /$10 Students
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Write Thing Reading Series presents Virgina A. Batchelor

September 29, 2016

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Where:
Medaille College
Main Building, 4th floor
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: September 29, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Canisius College Contemporary Writers Series: Emma Donoghue

October 4, 2016

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Where:
Montante Cultural Center
2001 Main St
Buffalo N.Y. 140208
Date: October 4, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.— 9:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Eve Williams, Matthew Klane, James Belflower, & Donika Kelly

October 6, 2016
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL @ Betty’s

October 10, 2016

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Book Discussion: Marlon James’s A Brief History of Seven Killings featuring JESSICA BAUER WALKER

Where:
Betty’s Restaurant
370 Virginia Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: October 10, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Peach Mag Reading

October 14, 2016

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Where:

Dreamland
387 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
Date: October 14, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Marlon James

October 19, 2016

BABEL - Marlon James - October 19, 2016 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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JBWC Showcase

October 23, 2016

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Featuring: TBA
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: October 23, 2016
Time: 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. (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: Laila Lalami

November 9, 2016

BABEL - Laila Lalami - November 9, 2016 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Buffalo Zine Fair 2016

November 12, 2016

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Sugar City and Gutter Pop Comics Presents:
Buffalo Zine Fair

Where:
Sugar City
1239 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: November 12, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m.— 6:00 p.m.
Free Entry (more…)

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STUDIO: Woogee Bae, Chris Vitiello & Magdalena Zurawski

November 17, 2016
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: ROSA ALCALA

March 9, 2017
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Edna O’Brien

March 24, 2017

BABEL - Edna O'Brien - March 24, 2017 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Kleinhans Symphony Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Friday, March 24, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Dave Eggers

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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STUDIO: Eileen Myles

April 27, 2017
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 7:30 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 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

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