Megan Kemple

Megan Kemple
Writer, Actress

Just Buffalo teaching artist MEGAN KEMPLE is a writer, actress, dancer, and teaching artist based out of Buffalo, NY. In 2017 and 2018, she represented Buffalo at the National Poetry Slam with Pure Ink Poetry, ending in the top ten teams in the nation, and personally placing third in the NUPIC individual slam. Her first chapbook, American Blasphemies, was released through Ghost City Press in March 2017, and was subsequently staged as a fully realized immersive dance piece. Her poetry has also been published in Foundlings Magazine, Vending Machine Press, and Feminspire. Her plays have been produced by Buffalo United Artists, American Repertory Theatre of Western New York, Road Less Travelled Productions, and Niagara University. She is certified in Barter Theatre’s Project R.E.A.L. (Reinforcing Education through Artistic Learning), an innovative hands-on method that combines theatre tools, self-reflection, and peer interaction to teach classroom material and emotional health.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Justin Karcher’s Chapbook Release

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


The Alley Cat
199 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: February 8, 2017
Time: 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. (more…)

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Babble: Poets Storm Nietzsche’s

Monday, March 6, 2017

248 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: March 6, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Ben Brindise’s Chapbook Release

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Rotten Kid by Ben Brindise

The Gypsy Parlor
376 Grant Street
Buffalo, New York 14213
Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m. (more…)

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Save Our Hostel Soirée

Friday, May 19, 2017

Hostel Buffalo-Niagara
667 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Date: Friday, May 19, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $5 (more…)

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“MY NEXT HEART” Showcase

Friday, March 2, 2018


Gypsy Parlor
376 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
Date: March 2, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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@ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203

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