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BABEL: Azar Nafisi

Friday, March 5, 2010

BABEL: Salman Rushdie

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Big Night: Will Alexander

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Featuring: Poetry: Will Alexander | Fiction: Alissa Nutting | Music: Gut Flora | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: September 18, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: V.S. Naipaul

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Big Night: Carla Harryman & Patrick Durgin

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Featuring: Poetry: Carla Harryman & Patrick Durgin | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: October 30, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

Big Night: Joshua Clover

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Featuring: Poetry: Joshua Clover | Music: Lulldozer | Art: Timothy Scaffidi | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: November 20, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: Maxine Hong Kingston

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Big Night: Ish Klein & Jordan Dalton

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Featuring: Poetry and Video: Ish Klein | Art: Jordan Dalton | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: December 11, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

Big Night: Christian Bök

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Featuring: Poetry: Christian Bök | Video: Stella Marrs | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: Western New York Book Art Center When: Saturday March 12, 2011, 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: Edwidge Danticat

Friday, March 25, 2011

BABEL: Chris Abani

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Big Night: Earth’s Daughters 40th Anniversary

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Featuring: Poetry: Judith Kerman | Ansie Baird | Kastle Brill | Jennifer Campbell | Joyce Kessel | Janna Willoughby | Ryki Zuckerman Music: La Marimba Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: WNYBAC When: October 1, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

Big Night: Kent Johnson

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Featuring: Poetry: Kent Johnson | Music: Clandestina y La Raza Cosmica | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: Western New York Book Arts Center When: October 22, 2011, 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: Amos Oz

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Big Night: Anna Moschovakis

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Featuring: Poetry: Anna Moschovakis | Music: Malaria Control | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: November 19, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: Naomi Shahib Nye

Friday, December 2, 2011

Big Night: Ariana Reines

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Featuring: Poetry: Ariana Reines | Video: Dorothea Braemer | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: December 10, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

Big Night: Camille Martin & Mark Goldstein

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Featuring: Poetry: Camille Martin and Mark Goldstein | Video: Carl Lee | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: January 28, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: Zadie Smith

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

mIEKAL aND: Small Press Poetry Reading

Friday, March 23, 2012

When: March 23, 2012, 8:00 p.m. Where: Western New York Book Arts Center

Big Night: Joel Lewis & Ryan Eckes

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Featuring: Poetry: Joel Lewis and Ryan Eckes | Music: The Mordaunt Sisters | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: March 31, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: Alexander McCall Smith

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Big Night: Alexis De Veaux & Jimmie Gilliam

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Featuring: Poetry: Alexis De Veaux and Jimmie Gilliam | Music: Damian | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: April 28, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: Russell Banks

Thursday, October 18, 2012

BABEL: Nuruddin Farah

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Big Night: Pamela Lu & Noah Falck

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Featuring: Poetry: Pamela Lu & Noah Falck | Music: Gutpole| Performance: Kyle Butler | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: December 1, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

Big Night: John Beer

Saturday, February 2, 2013

A Poetry Reading Where: Western New York Book Arts Center When: February 2, 2013, 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: Alexandra Fuller

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Big Night: Amy King

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Featuring: Poetry: Amy King | Music: Ian Nagoski and Pam Swarts | Performance: OOooOO | Food: Geoffrey Gatza Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: March 23, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.

BABEL: Julia Alvarez

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Big Night: Jen Bervin

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Featuring: Poetry: Jen Bervin | Video: Meg Knowles | Food: Geoffrey Gatza | Music: uvb76 Where: The WNY Book Arts Center When: April 27, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.

Silo City Reading Series: Joe Hall

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Silo City Reading Series: Matt Hart

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Silo City Reading Series: Judith Goldman & Joshua Ware

Saturday, August 3, 2013

BABEL: Richard Blanco

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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BABEL: Amy Tan

Friday, November 22, 2013

BABEL: Suzan-Lori Parks

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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BABEL: Abraham Verghese

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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STUDIO: Clark Coolidge

Friday, April 18, 2014

A Poetry Reading Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: April 18, 2014 Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Silo City Reading Series: Philip Metres

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Silo City Reading Series: K. Lorraine Graham

Friday, July 11, 2014

Silo City Reading Series: Zach Savich

Friday, August 8, 2014

100,000 Poets & Artists for Change 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Where: Silo City Ohio Street at Childs Street Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: September 27, 2014 Time: 12:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Colum McCann

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The 7th Annual Just Buffalo Member Poetry Contest

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Deadline to Enter: February 5, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Just Buffalo Literary Center is pleased to announce the winners of the 7th Annual Member Poetry Contest.

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BABEL: David Henry Hwang

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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STUDIO: Eric Gansworth, Brigid Hughes, Janet McNally & Lou Rera

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Publishing in the 21st Century Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: March 8, 2015 Time: 2:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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BABEL: Patti Smith

Friday, April 17, 2015

STUDIO: Alexis DeVeaux

Monday, April 27, 2015

A Reading & Book Release for Yabo Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: April 27, 2015 Time: 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

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STUDIO: Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: May 16, 2015 Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Silo City Reading Series: Zachary Schomburg

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Silo City Reading Series: Catherine Wagner & Lillian-Yvonne Bertram

Friday, July 17, 2015

Silo City Reading Series: Bianca Stone

Saturday, August 29, 2015

STUDIO: Celebrating the Life & Work of Anselm Hollo

Saturday, October 10, 2015
STUDIO: Celebrating the Life & Work of Anselm Hollo

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: October 10, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m. Just Buffalo Literary Center will host a special STUDIO event honoring the life & work of Anselm Hollo (1934-2013) in conjunction with FinnFest Buffalo.

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STUDIO: Pattie McCarthy & Joe Hall

Friday, October 16, 2015
STUDIO: Pattie McCarthy & Joe Hall

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: October 16, 2015 Time: 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Claudia Rankine

Friday, October 23, 2015

The Beautiful Books that Buffalo Brings

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Book Discussion Where: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library 1 Lafayette Square Buffalo, NY Date: November 5, 2015 Time: noon — 1:00 p.m.

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STUDIO: Buck Downs, Tina Darragh & Quadir Lateef

Friday, November 6, 2015
STUDIO: Buck Downs, Tina Darragh & Quadir Lateef

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: November 6, 2015 Time: 8:30 p.m.

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BABEL @ Betty’s

Monday, November 9, 2015

Book Discussion: Dinaw Mengestu’s The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears Where: Betty’s Restaurant 370 Virginia Street Buffalo, NY 14201 Date: November 9, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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BABEL Community Nights

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Where: Karpeles Manuscript Library 453 Porter Avenue Buffalo, NY 14201 Date: November 18, 2015 Time: 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

BABEL: Dinaw Mengestu

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

BABEL @ Betty’s

Monday, February 29, 2016

Book Discussion: Louise Erdrich’s The Round House Where: Betty’s Restaurant 370 Virginia Street Buffalo, NY 14201 Date: February 29, 2016 Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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BABEL: Louise Erdrich

Thursday, March 10, 2016

STUDIO: Ara Shirinyan & Sandy Pool

Friday, March 18, 2016
STUDIO: Ara Shirinyan & Sandy Pool

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: March 18, 2016 Time: 8:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Karl Ove Knausgård

Thursday, April 21, 2016

STUDIO: Maggie Nelson & Edric Mesmer

Friday, April 29, 2016
STUDIO: Maggie Nelson & Edric Mesmer

Where: Karpeles Manuscript Library 453 Porter Avenue Buffalo, NY 14201 Date: April 29, 2016 Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Silo City Reading Series: Corey Zeller

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Silo City Reading Series: Natalie Shapero

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Silo City Reading Series: Ocean Vuong

Saturday, August 13, 2016

STUDIO: Eve Williams, Matthew Klane, James Belflower, & Donika Kelly

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: October 6, 2016 Time: 7:30 p.m.

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BABEL: Marlon James

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

LitTech Forum

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Where: Dig at the Innovation Center 64 Ellicott St Buffalo N.Y. 140203 Date: November 1, 2016 Time: 8:00 a.m.— 1:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Laila Lalami

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

STUDIO: Magdalena Zurawski, Chris Vitiello, & Woogee Bae

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: November 17, 2016 Time: 7:30 p.m.

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STUDIO: Rosa Alcalá, Michael Kelleher & Noah Falck

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017 Time: 7:30 p.m.

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BABEL: Edna O’Brien

Friday, March 24, 2017

BABEL: Dave Eggers

Thursday, April 20, 2017

STUDIO: Eileen Myles

Thursday, April 27, 2017
STUDIO: Eileen Myles

Where: The Evergreen Commons 262 Georgia Street (17-71 Prospect Avenue) Buffalo, NY 14201 Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Time: 7:30 p.m.

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Jimmie Margaret Gilliam book release & celebration

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Jimmie Margaret Gilliam book release & celebration

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington St, 2nd floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017 Time: 2:00-5:00 p.m.

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Silo City Reading Series: Mathias Svalina

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Silo City Reading Series: Morgan Parker

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Silo City Reading Series: Maggie Smith

Saturday, August 12, 2017

100 Thousand Young Poets & Artists for Change

Friday, September 22, 2017

Where: Buffalo’s Reading Park (outside Central Library) 1 Lafayette Square Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: September 22, 2017 Time: 5:00 p.m.

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STUDIO: Iijima, Vega-Westhoff, Lowinger

Thursday, September 28, 2017
STUDIO: Iijima, Vega-Westhoff, Lowinger

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington St, 2nd floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: September 28, 2017 Time: 7:30–9:30 p.m.

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BABEL: Terry Tempest Williams

Thursday, October 12, 2017

STUDIO: Terrance Hayes

Thursday, October 19, 2017
STUDIO: Terrance Hayes

Where: Evergreen Commons 262 Georgia St Buffalo, NY 14201 Date: October 19, 2017 Time: 7:30–9:30 p.m.

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BABEL: Toni Morrison

Thursday, November 9, 2017

STUDIO: Nguyen, Steensen, Sheldon

Thursday, March 15, 2018
STUDIO: Nguyen, Steensen, Sheldon

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington St, 2nd floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: March 15, 2018 Time: 7:30 p.m.

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BABEL: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Friday, March 23, 2018

BABEL: Junot Díaz

Friday, April 20, 2018

Silo City Reading Series: Rachel McKibbens

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Silo City Reading Series: Hanif Abdurraqib

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Silo City Reading Series: Kazim Ali

Saturday, August 18, 2018

BABEL: Mohsin Hamid

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

BABEL: Jesmyn Ward

Thursday, November 15, 2018

BABEL: Min Jin Lee

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Min Jin Lee - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m.

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STUDIO: Layli Long Soldier & Eric Gansworth

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Studio flyer Spring 2019 Layli Long Solidier
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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BABEL: George Saunders

Thursday, April 18, 2019

George Saunders - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m.

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…and many more highlights to come!

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