Upcoming Literary Events in Buffalo

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

Adult Workshop – Annette Daniels Taylor: Make Your Own VIdeo Poem Workshop

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Write Here. Write Now.

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30p.m.
Price: $30 for members | $40 general

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Readings at the RIC: Falck + Thurston

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Readings at the RIC Noah Falck Kevin ThurstonPoetry Reading

Featuring
Noah Falck | Kevin Thurston

Where:
Daemen College
Research & Information Commons (RIC)
3rd Floor
4380 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14226
Date: April 24, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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Book Launch: Cecil Foster’s “They Call Me George”

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Book Launch: Cecil Foster’s “They Call Me George”

Where:
Talking Leaves…Books
951 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Date: April 25, 2019
Time: 7:00-8:15 p.m.

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Poetics Spring Colloquium: Sarah Dowling

Friday, April 26, 2019


Where:
SUNY Buffalo
3435 Main St
403 Hayes Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: April 26, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Writer’s Critique Group

Saturday, April 27, 2019

writers critique group
Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
Gallery Room, 2nd floor
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Adult Workshop – Sherry Robbins: The Yoga of Poetry

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Write Here. Write Now.
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Where:

Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date:
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Price: Members $95 | General $110

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UB Poetic Plus: James Thomas Stevens

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Where:
Just Buffalo Literary Center
468 Washington St, 2nd floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Poetics Spring Colloquium: Discussion & Workshop

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Where:
SUNY Buffalo
Putnam Way
120 Clemens Hall
Getzville, NY 14260
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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Beauty & The Beast

Saturday, April 27, 2019


Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
453 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m.

11th Annual Tell Me a Story

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Where:
Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library
1324 Jefferson Ave.
Jefferson, NY 14208
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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Where:
MusicalFare Cabaret
4380 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14226
Date: April 28, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Book Launch for Peter Siedlecki’s third book of poetry, Le Trouvère Prétendu. The presentation will include both poetry and song.
No admission.
Refreshments.
Cash Bar.

Book Launch: Peter Siedlecki’s “Le Trouvère Prétendu”

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Where:
MusicalFare Cabaret
4380 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14226
Date: April 28, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Inner Ear presents Jennifer Campbell & John Marvin

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Where:
Rust Belt Books
315 Grant St
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: April 28, 2019
Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m.

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Reading: Catherine Taylor, Geoffrey Babbitt, Shira Dentz

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Where:
WNYBAC
468 Washington St
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: April 28, 2019
Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m.

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Book Release: Helen Ruggieri’s “Camping in the Galaxy”

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Where:
Olean Meditation Center
2275 Duggan Rd
Olean, NY 14760
Date: April 30, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Literary Cafe at CFI with George Grace and Loren Keller

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Literary Cafe at CFI with George Grace and Loren Keller

Where:
Center for Inquiry
1310 Sweet Home Rd
Amherst, NY 14228
Date: May 1, 2019
Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m.

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Adult Workshop – Janet McNally: How to Continue Your Novel

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Write Here. Write Now.
Janet McNally - How to Continue Your Novel - Adult Workshop 2019 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date:
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Time: 6:30 – 8:00p.m.
Price: Members $80 | General $95

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Foundlings Press Presents Ansie Baird’s Porch Watch Release

Thursday, May 9, 2019

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Where:
Just Buffalo Literary Center
468 Washington Street, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 9, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Go, Tell Michelle: #WeareSTILLgoingwithyou!

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Go, Tell Michelle: #WeareSTILLgoingwithyou!

Where:
Buffalo History Museum
1 Museum Court
Buffalo, NY 14216
Date: May 9, 2019
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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Ub Poetic Plus: Works-in-Progress

Friday, May 10, 2019

Where:
Rust Belt Books
415 Grant St
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: May 10, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m.

JBWC SHOWCASE

Friday, May 10, 2019

collage by Robin Jordan

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: May 10, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.

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Writer’s Critique Group

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
Gallery Room, 2nd floor
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 11, 2019
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Adult Workshop – Jesse Mank: Songwriting

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Write Here. Write Now.
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Where:

Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30p.m.
Price: Members $30 | General $40

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Spotlight on Youth

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Where:
Shea’s Smith Theatre
658 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

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Teachers Are Writers: Writing Without The Curriculum

Thursday, May 23, 2019

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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 23, 2019
Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

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Writer’s Critique Group

Saturday, May 25, 2019

writers critique group
Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
Gallery Room, 2nd floor
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 25, 2019
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, June 1, 2019


Where:
Silo City
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 1, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Writer’s Critique Group

Saturday, June 8, 2019

writers critique group
Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
Gallery Room, 2nd floor
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 8, 2019
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Writer’s Critique Group

Saturday, June 22, 2019

writers critique group
Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
Gallery Room, 2nd floor
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 22, 2019
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Spotlight on Youth

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Where:
Shea’s Smith Theatre
658 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, July 20, 2019

July 20 Silo City Reading
Where:
Silo City
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: July 20, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, August 24, 2019

August 24 Silo City Reading
Where:
Silo City
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 24, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m

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BABEL: N. Scott Momaday

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Babel N. Scott Momaday Just Buffalo

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Valeria Luiselli

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Babel - Valeria Luiselli - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m.

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BABEL: Marilynne Robinson

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Babel - Marilynne Robinson - Just Buffalo Literary Center

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

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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
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m.

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