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 the Animal Within

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Led by: Donika Kelly, poet

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: April 24 & 26, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 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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String & Word Workshop

Tuesday, May 1, 2018


Led by: 
Nina Vega-Westhoff, poet & translator

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: May 1 & 3, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Dream-Poems & Poem as Dreams

Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Led by: Mathias Svalina, visiting poet

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: May 8 & 10, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writing As Daily Practice Workshop

Tuesday, May 15, 2018


Led by: Mathias Svalina, visiting poet

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: May 15 & 17, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Illustrated Dream Films

Tuesday, May 22, 2018


Led by: Mathias Svalina & Kevin Kline, artist & filmmaker

Where:
Buffalo Center for Arts & Technology
1221 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14209
Dates: May 22 & 24, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Experimenting with Essays Workshop

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Cy Twombly, Untitled (New York City), (1968).

Led by: Travis Sharp, poet & editor

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: June 5 & 7, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, June 12, 2018


Led by: 
Brendan Bannon, photojournalist

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: June 12 & 14, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Fear in Fiction Workshop

Tuesday, June 19, 2018


Led by: Alexis David, writer

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: June 19 & 21, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 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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About the JBWC

Dedicated to the empowerment of young voices, the Just Buffalo Writing Center 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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Tuesdays & Thursdays | 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

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

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