Writing Center & Youth Writing Workshops

Upcoming Youth Writing Workshops

All workshops are FREE, aimed at young writers aged 12–18, and limited to 12 participants.
JBWC Hours 3:30-6:00 pm || workshops begin at 4:30 || Download FALL 2019 Schedule

Poetic Intervening/Act/Intention

Tuesday, October 22, 2019


Instructor: Christina Vega-Westhoff
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: October 22 & 24, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
no registration required

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Open Workshop: The College Application Essay

Wednesday, October 23, 2019


Instructor: JBWC Staff & Volunteers
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: October 23, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
no registration required

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Waterways & Ecologies

Saturday, October 26, 2019


Instructor: Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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Whodunit: Write Your Own [No] Murder Mystery Dinner

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Instructors: Evan Courtin & Robin Jordan
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: October 29 & 31, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
no registration required

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Open Workshop: The College Application Essay

Wednesday, October 30, 2019


Instructor: JBWC Staff & Volunteers
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: October 30, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
no registration required

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JBWC Halloween Celebration

Thursday, October 31, 2019


Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: October 31, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
no registration required

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Plastic Exposure / Plastic Injustice

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Instructor:Travis Sharp
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 5 & 7, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
no registration required


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Open Workshop

Wednesday, November 6, 2019


Instructor: JBWC Staff & Volunteers
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 6, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
no registration required

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Writing Solutions & Achieving Water Justice

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Instructor: Travis Sharp
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 12, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
no registration required


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Open Workshop

Wednesday, November 13, 2019


Instructor: JBWC Staff & Volunteers
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 13, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
no registration required

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Places and People

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Instructor: Gabriel Bump
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 19 & 21, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
no registration required

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Open Workshop

Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Instructor: JBWC Staff & Volunteers
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 20, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
no registration required

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Land, Body, Language: Place-Based Writing

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Instructor: Jodi Lynn Maracle
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 26, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
no registration required

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The Choose Your Own Adventure Poems

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Instructor: Laura Marris
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: December 3 & 5, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
no registration required

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Open Workshop

Wednesday, December 4, 2019


Instructor: JBWC Staff & Volunteers
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: December 4, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
no registration required

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Broken Essays

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Instructor:Rachelle Toarmino
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: December 10 & 12, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
no registration required

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Open Workshop

Wednesday, December 11, 2019


Instructor: JBWC Staff & Volunteers
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: December 11, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
no registration required

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Letterpress & Printmaking

Tuesday, December 17, 2019


Instructor: Rosemary Williams
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: December 17 & 19, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
no registration required

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Open Workshop

Wednesday, December 18, 2019


Instructor: JBWC Staff & Volunteers
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: December 18, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
no registration required

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About the JBWC

Dedicated to the empowerment of young voices, the Just Buffalo Writing Center provides access to writing workshops, literary events, and one-on-one assistance with all kinds of writing. Our center hopes to help young people attain the tools they need to flourish as writers and leaders in our community.

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