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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Upcoming Literary Events in Buffalo

Check back regularly for upcoming literary events throughout Buffalo and Western New York.

Telling the Story: Enslavement of African People in the United States

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Slavery Exhibit 2020 - Buffalo Public Library - Civil Writes Project - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Now through June 30, 2020
Open to the public during all operating hours

Cost:
Free

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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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Gospel at Colonus

Friday, April 17, 2020


Where:
Ujima Theater
429 Plymouth Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14213
Dates: April 17, 2020 — May 10, 2020
Time: Thursday – Saturday, 7:00 PM / Sundays, 4:00 PM

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Homegrown Authors: Sheila Mary Rodriguez

Saturday, April 18, 2020


Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 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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How To Start Your Novel with Janet McNally

Monday, April 20, 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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Literally Speaking Book Club: Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Time: 12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.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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Telling the Story: Enslavement of African People in the United States

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Slavery Exhibit 2020 - Buffalo Public Library - Civil Writes Project - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Now through June 30, 2020
Open to the public during all operating hours

Cost:
Free

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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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Fresh Voices @ Trinity: Seeking the Sacred in Our Broken World

Saturday, May 2, 2020


Where:
Trinity Episcopal Church
371 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY
Dates: Saturday, May 2, 2020
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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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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Literally Speaking Book Club: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Time: 12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

A free & open to the public lunch-time book club! Join us as we discuss the book The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See.

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Telling the Story: Enslavement of African People in the United States

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Slavery Exhibit 2020 - Buffalo Public Library - Civil Writes Project - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Now through June 30, 2020
Open to the public during all operating hours

Cost:
Free

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Literally Speaking Book Club: On Immunity

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Time: 12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Homegrown Authors: Zachary Chase

Saturday, June 27, 2020


Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Saturday, June 27, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Telling the Story: Enslavement of African People in the United States

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Slavery Exhibit 2020 - Buffalo Public Library - Civil Writes Project - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203

When:
Now through June 30, 2020
Open to the public during all operating hours

Cost:
Free

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Literally Speaking Book Club: Station Eleven

Tuesday, July 21, 2020


Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Time: 12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Literally Speaking Book Club: The Heart’s Invisible Furies

Tuesday, August 18, 2020


Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Time: 12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Homegrown Authors: Robert P. Simpson

Saturday, August 22, 2020


Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Saturday, August 22, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Literally Speaking Book Club: A Place for Us

Tuesday, September 15, 2020


Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Time: 12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Literally Speaking Book Club: My Favorite Thing is Monsters

Tuesday, October 20, 2020


Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Literally Speaking Book Club: The Night Tiger

Tuesday, November 17, 2020


Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Time: 12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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