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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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Alien Texts Timelines: 3b: Past Workshops (Unseen Archive), 4: Jake Reber Workshops & Events

Alien Texts

What types of texts might exist outside our solar system? What would writing even look like? This workshop explores forms of writing for nonhumans and extraterrestrials. Sending love letters, planning new forms of life, and communicating possible dangers to the future beings we will never meet.


Online Workshop

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 @ 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

To register –  email Writing Center Coordinator, Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

Jake ReberAbout the Teaching Artist

Jacob Reber  is a writer, artist, and educator living in Buffalo, NY.  He is the co-curator of Hysterically Real and an editor for Recreational Resources. He has published several artist books and experimental projects, including Invasive Species (Void Front Press, 2019), Bureaucratic Topologies (Gauss-PDF, 2018), and Lobster Genesis (Orworse Press, 2016), among others.