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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Teachers Are Writers with Jillian Hanesworth

Teachers Are Writers with Jillian Hanesworth (Hybrid)

In collaboration with WNYNET, and the Buffalo State English Education program, Just Buffalo Literary Center offers this workshop series for school teachers and educators so they will have the opportunity to explore their own creative work, engage in ongoing conversations about process, and grow as writers.

This workshop is FREE, aimed at teachers, and limited to 10 in-person participants with the option to join virtually. CTLE credit is available through the Buffalo State English Education program.

  • 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.
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Thursday, December 15, 2022


Zoom links will be provided to virtual participants.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Just Buffalo Writing Center


Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203
Just Buffalo Literary Center


Just Buffalo Literary Center
(716) 832-5400

Featured Artist

  • Jillian Hanesworth
    Jillian Hanesworth
    Poet, Author, Spoken Word Artist & Community Organizer

    Jillian Hanesworth is inaugural Poet Laureate of Buffalo, NY, a community organizer, author and award winning spoken word artist. She was born and raised on the East side of Buffalo, NY where she discovered and honed in on her passion for art and literature. Jillian began writing at the age of 7, when she would write songs for her mother to sing in church. Currently, Jillian is a teaching artist as well as the founder of Literary Freedom, LLC where she uses spoken word and literacy access to empower communities to create and demand sustainable change.

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