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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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40 Years of Just Buffalo History

Over the last 40 years, Just Buffalo has hosted, organized or co-sponsored more than 2,000 events, bringing the world’s greatest writers to Western New York. Check out some of the highlights from each decade.

 

40 Years of Buffalo History - 1970s - Just Buffalo Literary Center

THE 1970s

From Diane DiPrima to Robert Creeley, find out how it all began back in the Seventies.

 

 

40 Years of Buffalo History - 1980s - Just Buffalo Literary Center

The 1980s

From Leslie Fiedler to Victor Hernandez Cruz, find out what was happening with Just Buffalo back in the Eighties.

 

 

40 Years of Buffalo History - 1990s - Just Buffalo Literary Center

THE 1990s

Allen Ginsberg, Lucille Clifton, Amiri Baraka—and that was only the beginning. Check out what happened in the Nineties.​

 

 

40 Years of Buffalo History - 2000s - Just Buffalo Literary Center

THE 2000s

From David Sedaris to the birth of BABEL, Just Buffalo broke new ground for literary programming during the first decade of the new century.​

 

 

40 Years of Buffalo History - 2010s - Just Buffalo Literary Center

THE 2010s

From Zadie Smith to Patti Smith, Just Buffalo now fosters a vibrant cultural scene as one of the nation’s top literary centers.

 

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