Upcoming Literary Events in Buffalo

Check back regularly for upcoming literary events throughout Buffalo & WNY.

WNY Mystery Fest

Friday, February 21, 2020

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Where:
Various locations
Dates: Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 7:00-9:00pm
Friday, February 21, 2020 | 8:00pm
Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 2:00pm

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OPEN READING TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Saturday, February 22, 2020


Where:
Olean Public Library
134 N 2nd St,
Olean, NY 14760
Dates: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m.

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Contemporary Environmental Art & Poetics: Reflections & Performances

Thursday, February 27, 2020


Where:
Burchfield Penney Art Center
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY
Dates: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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Ekphrastic Writing at Albright-Knox Northland

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Ekphrastic Writing with Just Buffalo Literary Center
Where:
Albright-Knox Northland
612 Northland Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14211
Dates: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Master’s Class in Memoir with Brian Castner

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Saturday, February 29, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Cost:
$95 | $80 for members

***THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT***

…But you can still get on the waiting list!

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Literary Café at CFI: Grol & O’Connor

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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Where:
Center for Inquiry
1310 Sweethome Road
Amberst, NY 14228
Dates: March 4, 2020
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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BABEL @ Betty’s

Monday, March 9, 2020

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Book Discussion: Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead

Where:
Betty’s Restaurant
370 Virginia Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Monday, March 9, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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Alice Notley and Anselm Berrigan at St. Bonaventure University

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Alice Notley

Where:
St. Bonaventure University
Reilly Center Hall of Fame
Olean, NY 14760
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m.

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The Outsiders

Saturday, March 14, 2020


Where:
Theatre of Youth
203 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY
Dates: March 14, 2020 – April 5, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Marilynne Robinson

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Doors: 7:00 p.m.
Event: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m.

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Buffalo Corner Reading Series

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Buffalo Corner Reading March 2020

Where:
Congregation Shir Shalom
4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, N.Y.
Dates: March 19, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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How To Start Your Novel with Janet McNally

Monday, March 23, 2020

How To Start Your Novel with Janet McNally

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Monday, February 17, 2020
Monday, March 23, 2020
Monday, April 20, 2020
@ 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Cost:
$95 | $80 for members

***THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT***

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What We Carry: An Evening of Stories from Buffalo’s Immigrant Women

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Where:
Montante Cultural Center
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208
Dates: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

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Teachers Are Writers: Writing Without The Curriculum

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Time: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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Write Thing Reading Series featuring Brandon Williamson

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Where:
Medaille College
4th Floor Main Building
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214
Dates: March 26, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00p.m.

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STUDIO featuring ILYA KAMINSKY

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Ilya Kaminsky
Where:
Just Buffalo Literary Center
468 Washington Street, 2nd Fllor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: April 2, 2020
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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Sally Rooney: Canisius Contemporary Writers Series

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Sally Rooney: Canisius Contemporary Writers Series

Where:
Canisius College
Montante Cultural Center
2001 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14208
Date: April 7, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Old Story, New Story: Short Fiction with Gabriel Bump

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Short Fiction workshop

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
@ 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Cost:
$140 | $125 for members

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BABEL: Colson Whitehead

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Babel - Colson Whitehead - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020
Doors: 7:00 p.m.
Event: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m.

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Community Open Mic Presented by Medaille College’s Prelude Magazine

Monday, April 20, 2020

Where:
Medaille College
4th Floor Main Building
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214
Dates: April 20, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00p.m.

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Heritage Walk: Emancipating Memory on Buffalo’s Underground Railroad

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Heritage Walk with Annette Daniels Taylor

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Saturday, April 25, 2020 @ 1:00-4:00 PM

Cost:
$50 | $40 for members

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Going Off the Page: Storytelling Techniques with Tim Wendel

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Going Off the Page- Storytelling Techniques

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Sunday, April 26, 2020
@ 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Cost:
$75 | $60 for members

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The Prose Poem with Cheryl Quimba

Saturday, May 2, 2020

The Prose Poem with Cheryl Quimba

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Saturday, May 2, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Cost:
$50 | $40 for members

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Falling Down, Rising Up: Poetry with Sherry Robbins

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Falling Down, Rising Up

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
@ 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Cost:
$125 | $95 for members

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