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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Marquis “Ten Thousand” Burton

Spoken Word Poet

Just Buffalo teaching artist MARQUIS “Ten Thousand” BURTON is a spoken word poet, educator and curator. Working with Shea’s Performing Arts, C.A.O.(Community Action Organization), Say Yes Buffalo and other non-profit and educational institutions he has taught young writers to discover their voice through poetry while celebrating their stories for more than a decade. He has represented Buffalo in National Poetry Slams for the past decade and has been the official team coach for two years. Marquis has also held the position of curator of poetry talent for the Music Is Art Festival for the past 6 years.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Medaille College Write Thing Reading Series: Marquis “Ten Thousand” Burton

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Medaille College
4th Floor, Main Building
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: February 21, 2019
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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Just Buffalo's Writing Center is dedicated to helping young and emerging writers ages 12–19 cultivate their writing skills.

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