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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BABEL UPDATE FROM LAURIE DEAN TORRELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dear Friends, We've missed you this spring—missed sharing the excitement, the conversations, the gathering of a community to celebrate and be inspired by literature, all the things that together make BABEL the landmark literary event that it is. We...

Stay linked to BABEL authors: a roundup of BABEL links from around the internet Missing BABEL? Us, too. If you’re looking for literary inspiration, here’s a roundup of links—videos, articles, podcasts, and more—featuring past BABEL authors. photograph by Nancy J. Parisi Learn about the books that Chimamanda Ngozi...

On April 18th, 2019 George Saunders came to Buffalo to conclude the 2018-19 season. From the student event until the final book was signed after 11pm, Saunders was one of the kindest, most gracious people you could ever hope to meet.