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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.

Writer’s Critique Group

February 16, 2016

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: February 16, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Poetry Reading

February 19, 2016

Poetics Plus
“Minima Poetica: On Seriality, Mediation and the One-Word Poem”

Featuring
Paul Stephens

Where:
The Poetry Collection
4th Floor Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Date: February 19, 2016
Time: 3:30 p.m. (more…)

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Inner Ear Reading Series

February 21, 2016

Poetry Reading

Featuring:
John Roche | Nava Fader

Where:
Rust Belt Books
415 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: February 21, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m. (more…)

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February 24, 2016
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The 8th Annual Just Buffalo Members’ Writing Contest

February 24, 2016

Deadline to Enter: February 10, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

 

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Readings at the RIC

February 24, 2016

Poetry Reading

Featuring
Perry Nicholas | Peter Ramos

Where:
Daemen College
Research and
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Room 101
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14214
Date: February 24, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Write Thing Reading Series

February 25, 2016

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The Write Thing Reading Series Presents Ted Pelton
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Where:
Medaille College Main Building, 4th Floor
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: February 25, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL @ Betty’s

February 29, 2016

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Book Discussion: Louise Erdrich’s The Round House

Where:
Betty’s Restaurant
370 Virginia Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: February 29, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

March 1, 2016

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: March 1, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Canisius Contemporary Writers Series

March 1, 2016

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Book Release Party

Featuring:
Brian Castner

Where:
Grupp Fireside Lounge
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208
Date: March 1, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Center for Inquiry Literary Cafe

March 2, 2016

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A Literary Reading

Featuring:
Celeste Lawson | Irene Sipos | Ed Taylor

Where:
Center for Inquiry
1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14228
Date: March 2, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Canisius Contemporary Writers Series

March 3, 2016

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Reading

Featuring:
Cristina Henríquez

Where:
Grupp Fireside Lounge
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208
Date: March 3, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Poetry Reading

March 4, 2016

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Poetry Reading

Featuring
Sueyeun Juliette Lee

Where:
Rust Belt Books
415 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: March 4, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Rustling the Leaves

March 7, 2016

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Reading

Featuring:
Stan Searl | David Lampe

Where:
Talking Leaves Books
3158 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: March 7, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight On Youth

March 9, 2016

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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: March 9, 2016
Time: 6:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Buffalo, Books & Beer

March 9, 2016

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Triple Header Book Launch

Featuring:
Mishka Shubaly | Keith Buckley | Brian Castner

Where:
Resurgence Brewing Company
1250 Niagara Street
Buffalo 14213
Date: March 9, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: $5 (more…)

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Larkin Square Author Series

March 9, 2016

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Book Discussion

Featuring:
Nancy Reitman

Where:
The Filling Station
745 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: March 9, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL Community Nights

March 10, 2016

Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library
453 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: March 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Louise Erdrich

March 10, 2016

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Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: March 10, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Poetry Reading

March 11, 2016

Poetics Plus

Featuring
Lauren Shufran

Where:
Rust Belt Books
415 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: March 11, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

March 15, 2016

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: March 15, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Ara Shirinyan & Sandy Pool

March 18, 2016
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: March 18, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Exhibit X Fiction Series

March 23, 2016

Exhibit X Fiction Series Presents N.K. Jemisin

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Where:
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Gallery
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: March 23, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Poetic Gathering

March 26, 2016

Poetics Plus
“Futures”

Where:
Rust Belt Books
415 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: March 26, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m. (more…)

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Exhibit X Fiction Series

March 30, 2016

Miguel Syjuco

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Where:
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Gallery
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: March 30, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Virtual Exhibit

April 1, 2016

Poetics Plus
“The Poetry Collection In The 21st Century”

Where:
Western New York Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 1, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

April 5, 2016

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 5, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Write Thing Reading Series

April 7, 2016

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The Write Thing Reading Series Presents Christopher DeWeese

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Where:
Medaille College Main Building, 4th Floor
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 7, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Canisius Contemporary Writers Series

April 7, 2016

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Reading

Featuring:
Anne Enright

Where:
Montante Cultural Center
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208
Date: April 7, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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“The Poetry Collection In The 21st Century”

April 7, 2016

Poetics Plus
“The Poetry Collection In The 21st Century”

Where:
Marriott Hotel (North Campus)
Amherst, NY 14221
Date: April 7, 2016
Time: 3:30 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Lecture

April 8, 2016

Nathaniel-Mackey
“Inaugural Robert Creeley Lecture & Celebration Of Poetry”

Where:
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
1285 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY
Date: April 8, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. (more…)

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Conference

April 9, 2016

Poetics Plus
“Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years”

Where:
Multiple Locations
Date: April 9—10, 2016 (more…)

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BABEL @ Betty’s

April 11, 2016

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Book Discussion: Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle, Book One

Where:
Betty’s Restaurant
370 Virginia Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 11, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

April 19, 2016

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 19, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Karl Ove Knausgård

April 21, 2016

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Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 21, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Exhibit X Fiction Series

April 28, 2016

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Exhibit X Fiction Series Presents Geoff Dyer

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Where:
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Gallery
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: April 28, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Maggie Nelson & Edric Mesmer

April 29, 2016
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 29, 2016
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

May 3, 2016

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 3, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

May 17, 2016

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 17, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight On Youth

May 18, 2016

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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: March 18, 2016
Time: 6:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

June 7, 2016

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 7, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writer’s Critique Group

June 21, 2016

Led by: Gary Earl Ross
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 21, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

June 25, 2016

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Featuring:
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Silo City Reading Series

July 16, 2016

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Spotlight On Youth

July 20, 2016

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Where:
Planned Parenthood
2697 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
(Amherst Street Entrance)
Date: July 20, 2016
Time: 6:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

August 13, 2016

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Featuring:
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Spotlight On Youth

September 21, 2016

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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 21, 2016
Time: 6:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight On Youth

November 9, 2016

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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 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 2015–2016

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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.

STUDIO Events

Silo City Reading Series 2015 - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY
Buffalo's Only High-profile Summer Literary Event

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

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

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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.

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