Buffalo Writes with Julio Montalvo Valentín (In-Person)
At this time, all January workshops will be conducted virtually only. Stay tuned for more updates regarding our continued commitment to the safety of our attendees and staff. (Wednesday, January 12, 2022)
Join us for a drop-in writing time facilitated by established writers from Just Buffalo.
During this adult writing workshop, you will be offered generative writing prompts and tips, with the opportunity to share your work. Come and write among fellow writers and creatives in the newly-remodeled Just Buffalo Writing Center. Just come ready to write.
This workshop is limited to 12 in-person participants.
- COVID SAFETY: We’ll be following social distancing protocol and providing masks and sanitizer as needed.
- ACCESSIBILITY NOTE: If you have any questions/issues accessing any of these opportunities, please let us know and we will work with you to make sure you can participate.
Julio Montalvo ValentínPoet
Julio Montalvo Valentin (They/His/Julio) is the author of three chapbooks, the latest titled Those Who Pray to Rice (NightBallet Books, 2019). Julio is a member of the Latino/a/x arts collective called Los Artistas del Barrio Buffalo (LAdB), a freelance teaching artist, and holds an M.A. in English Literature from Buffalo State College. They have recently completed a summer project for the “Woke Words” summer enrichment program at P.S. 18, where the students also created a public poetry mural called Freedom, located at Broderick Park, for the City of Buffalo. You can find Julio talking about the politics of rice or looking for the next reading/writing opportunity.