Writing Center & Youth Writing Workshops

Upcoming Youth Writing Workshops

All workshops are FREE, aimed at young writers aged 12–18, and limited to 12 participants.

Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Weird “Books” (a.k.a. The Medium is the Message)

Taught by poets & publishers: Joe Hall & Ryan Sheldon

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 28 & November 30, 2017
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Open Wednesday Workshop

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


Wednesday Workshop

Facilitated by: JBWC Staff
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 29, 2017
Time: 3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

A 842. Emily Dickinson, “As there are Apartments….” Courtesy of the Amherst College Archives & Special Collections, Amherst College.

“Long Years apart – can / make no / Breach a / second cannot / fill”: Messaging with Emily Dickinson

Taught by: Marta Werner, professor of English at D’Youville College

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY…

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


“Creating Comic Strips”

Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist & songwriter

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: December 12 & 14, 2017
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Open Wednesday Workshop

Wednesday, December 13, 2017


Wednesday Workshop

Facilitated by: JBWC Staff
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: December 13, 2017
Time: 3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight on Youth

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Spotlight on Youth

Where:
Shea’s Smith Theatre
658 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: January 17, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m.–8:00 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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The Just Buffalo Writing Center (JBWC) is a gathering place designed to aid young and emerging writers in the cultivation of their writing skills. Dedicated to the empowerment of young voices, the JBWC provides access to writing workshops, literary events, and one-on-one assistance with all kinds of writing. Our center hopes to help young people attain the tools they need to flourish as writers and leaders in our community.

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Free Workshops

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
@ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203

Upcoming Workshops

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