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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We dream each other into being:
a universe as master for the mindless
and solace for the present,
and a self of contradictions
on a respite afternoon.
Read the full poem by Joe Todaro.

We have a dog in that fight
We have a cock in that ring
We have a cop in those streets
Read the full poem by Angelica Whitehorne, first published in Whitehorne's chapbook collection "The World Is Ending, Say Something That Will Last" (Bottle Cap Press, 2022).

Remember the sky that you were born under,
know each of the star’s stories.
Remember the moon, know who she is.
Read the full poem by Joy Harjo, first published in Harjo's 1983 collection "She Had Some Horses" (Thunder's Mouth Press), which was republished by W.W. Norton in 2008.

Thursday's STUDIO reading with Eric Gansworth & Layli Long Soldier has been getting some press hits & we're excited to share them! From Buffalo Spree: Native Poets Featured at Just Buffalo From The Public: Dual Citizenship—Eric Gansworth & Layli Long Soldier