The SILO CITY READING SERIES brings together nationally acclaimed poets and performers with Buffalo-based writers, artists, and musicians for multidisciplinary and collaborative arts events at Silo City–a complex of abandoned, 130-foot and 95 year-old concrete grain silos along the Buffalo River.

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Babel - 2019-2020 Season - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Get 2019–2020 Season Tickets

Join us next season for BABEL, featuring N. Scott Momaday, Valeria Luiselli, Marilynne Robinson, and Colson Whitehead

Season tickets grant access to all four of the BABEL events at Kleinhans for the 2019–2020 season. Patron season tickets also include preferred seating and access to a VIP pre-event catered reception at Kleinhans attended by the author of the evening for all four events.

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Order a poem on a topic of your choosing and support Buffalo’s next generation of literary voices. All poems are written by students of the Just Buffalo Writing Center.


40 Years of Just Buffalo History

Since 1975, Just Buffalo has brought some of the world’s greatest literary talent—authors, poets, playwrights, and more—right here to Western New York. Check out some of the highlights from each decade.

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