Our Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

As a precaution to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and care for our community, Just Buffalo Literary Center has postponed a number of events, and we will follow the guidance of Buffalo Public Schools in terms of Just Buffalo Writing Center programming.

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The BABEL 2024–2025 Season is Here

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BABEL 2024-2025 Season Subscriptions

GET YOUR SEASON SUBSCRIPTION TICKETS NOW!
Join Just Buffalo Literary Center for four evenings of world-famous authors at Kleinhans Music Hall—Sandra Cisneros (October 10, 2024), Tommy Orange (November 13, 2024), Cheryl Strayed (March 20, 2025), and James McBride (April 30, 2025). Doors & VIP Patron Reception at 7:00 p.m. | Event at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 10, 2024
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201 (Free Parking)
  • Just Buffalo Literary Center
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Join Us for the 2024 Silo City Reading Series

June 2024
July 2024
August 2024
Silo City Reading Series August 31, 2024 artwork by Joel Brenden

Silo City Reading Series: Megan Fernandes, Diana Cao, DJ B-Cutz, Dayatra Amber, Sating in Place

Join us for the season finale of the 2024 SILO CITY READING SERIES

readings from Megan Fernandes & 2024 JB Poetry Fellow, Diana Cao
a musical performance by DJ B-Cutz & Dayatra Amber
& an art installation curated by Barrett Gordon, in collaboration with DJ Carr, Mandela Huff, Drew Huff (unrelated), and Aye Thant; paired with a rollerskating performance.

TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, JULY 29, 2024 @ 9:00 A.M.
Saturday, August 31, 2024
7:30 pm
Silo City (Marine A)
85 Silo City Row, Buffalo, New York 14203
  • Just Buffalo Literary Center
$15.00
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Silo-City-Reading-Series-2024_season-poster-design Joel Brenden

Join us for the 2024 Silo City Reading Series

June 15, 2024
a poetry + music performance from Fred Moten & Brandon Lopez // tickets Monday, May 10th
a reading by Christina Vega-Westhoff
& artwork by Bree Gilliam

July 27, 2024 // tickets Monday, June 17th
readings from Michael McGriff & Cindy Juyong Ok

a musical performance by Sun June
& artwork by Ariel Aberg-Riger.

August 31, 2024 // tickets Monday, July 29th
readings from Megan Fernandes & 2024 JB Poetry Fellow, Diana Cao
a musical performance by DJ B-Cutz & Dayatra Amber
& *an art installation curated by Barrett Gordon,
in collaboration with DJ Carr, Mandela Huff, Drew Huff (unrelated), and Aye Thant; paired with a rollerskating performance.

Doors at 7:00 p.m. | Reading at 7:30 p.m..

The Latest JB News

Bring Just Buffalo to You

For more than 30 years, Just Buffalo Literary Center has sent poets, writers, and performers into the schools to excite students and teachers in the practice and exploration of writing. We create the space and flexibility so students can develop their creative and critical abilities with language—to explore their own creativity and become more insightful thinkers.

Writer Residency

Writer-in-Residence

Professional writers join students in the classroom for custom-designed, theme-based writer residencies, complementing and supporting the school curriculum.

bookmaking

Bookmaking

Foster a love of the written word from the inside out by learning how to make a book, from book binding to printing techniques.

Field Trip to the Just Buffalo Writing Center

Field Trips // Professional Development

Just Buffalo also welcomes schools, educators, organizations, and groups to visit our Writing Center for a custom-designed creative writing experience.

BABEL 2023-2024 Season - Just Buffalo Literary Center

BABEL Individual Event Tickets on Sale Now!

Join Just Buffalo Literary Center for world-famous authors at Kleinhans Music Hall— John Irving (March 21, 2024) and Kiese Laymon (April 25, 2024).

Poetry Fellowship Deadline February 29, 2024 Judge Megan Fernandes

Just Buffalo Literary Center invites adult poets of all ages and stages of their career to apply for its Poetry Fellowship.

Give yourself the space to write and the time to focus.
Live in one of the nation’s most vibrant literary cities.
Read at the Silo City Reading Series.

Applications for the 2024 Poetry Fellowship are open until February 29, 2024.

Upcoming Workshops & Literary Events

June 2024
July 2024
August 2024
Silo City Reading Series August 31, 2024 artwork by Joel Brenden

Silo City Reading Series: Megan Fernandes, Diana Cao, DJ B-Cutz, Dayatra Amber, Sating in Place

Join us for the season finale of the 2024 SILO CITY READING SERIES

readings from Megan Fernandes & 2024 JB Poetry Fellow, Diana Cao
a musical performance by DJ B-Cutz & Dayatra Amber
& an art installation curated by Barrett Gordon, in collaboration with DJ Carr, Mandela Huff, Drew Huff (unrelated), and Aye Thant; paired with a rollerskating performance.

TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, JULY 29, 2024 @ 9:00 A.M.
Saturday, August 31, 2024
7:30 pm
Silo City (Marine A)
85 Silo City Row, Buffalo, New York 14203
  • Just Buffalo Literary Center
$15.00
October 2024
BABEL 2024-2025 Season Subscriptions - Featured Image - Just Buffalo Literary Center

BABEL 2024-2025 Season Subscriptions

GET YOUR SEASON SUBSCRIPTION TICKETS NOW!
Join Just Buffalo Literary Center for four evenings of world-famous authors at Kleinhans Music Hall—Sandra Cisneros (October 10, 2024), Tommy Orange (November 13, 2024), Cheryl Strayed (March 20, 2025), and James McBride (April 30, 2025). Doors & VIP Patron Reception at 7:00 p.m. | Event at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 10, 2024
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201 (Free Parking)
  • Just Buffalo Literary Center
No event found!