100,000 Poets & Artists for Change

On this one day, over 100,000 poets and artists from around the world gather to promote social, environmental and political change. Just Buffalo organizes Buffalo’s all-day event, featuring poetry, spoken word, video and music.

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100,000 Poets & Artists for Change: Deadline to Register Your 2015 Event

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Where: Various locations around Buffalo, NY
Date: September 26, 2015
DEADLINE FOR EVENT REGISTRATION: September 15, 2015 (more…)

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100,000 Poets & Artists for Change 2015

Saturday, September 26, 2015

100,000 Poets and Artists for Change 2015 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where: Various locations around Buffalo, NY
Date: September 26, 2015 (more…)

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100 Thousand Young Poets & Artists for Change

Friday, September 22, 2017

Buffalo’s Reading Park (outside Central Library)
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 22, 2017
Time: 5:00 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 2017–2018

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.


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