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 2022-2023 Season Subscriptions - Just Buffalo Literary Center

BABEL 2022-2023 Season Subscriptions

Season Subscriptions include a ticket for all four BABEL events at Kleinhans Music Hall, as well as virtual links for all four events, offering flexibility for attendees to attend in-person or from home.

BABEL 2022–2023 Authors

  • Elizabeth Kolbert (Friday, October 14, 2022) and her book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (Get the Reading Guide)
  • Omar El Akkad (Thursday, November 10, 2022) and his book What Strange Paradise (Reading Guide to Come)
  • Anthony Doerr (Thursday, March 30, 2023) and his book All the Light We Cannot See (Get the Reading Guide)
  • Isabel Wilkerson (Wednesday, April 26, 2023) and her book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Get the Reading Guide)

All tickets will be issued electronically for the 2022–2023 season.

  • General Admission: $120 each
  • VIP Patron: $300 each (includes catered pre-event receptions attended by the featured authors and preferred seating)
  • Student: $36 each (must present a valid Student ID at events)

NOTE: Currently, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for entry to BABEL events. We will continue to monitor health & safety recommendations and communicate any changes or updates to ticketholders as necessary. Please note that we are unable to provide refunds for tickets.

E-Ticket Check-in Process

Be sure to have your e-ticket ready when you arrive at Kleinhans.

  • If ALL attendees on your ticket are arriving and entering together, scroll down to the “Scan To Check In All Attendees” QR code for faster entry
  • If ANY of the attendees on your ticket will be entering separately, use the individual QR codes (and be sure that each attendee has this e-ticket email)

Watching from Home?

  • If you choose to watch from home instead of attending in-person, the virtual link will be sent to you from babel@justbuffalo.org
  • If you miss the live stream, don’t worry—you will also be granted access to a password-protected event recording, which will be emailed to you within 48 hours of the event and remain accessible to watch through Friday, October 21, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
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Thursday, March 30, 2023


Doors & VIP Patron Receptions at 7:00 p.m. | Events at 8:00 p.m.
7:00 pm


Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201 (Free Parking)
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library


Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

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