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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Teacher Workshops

Orchard Park Professional Development

Professional Development

We provide professional development opportunities for any and all teachers and school districts. Our goal in working with school districts is to have teachers and administrators learn methods to help students write confidently with sound, sensible organization and strong, original voices. Knowing the power creative writing can play in the classroom, our PD will leave teachers and administrators leaving with various creative activities that help inspire students to access their imaginations and value writing in general.

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Teachers ARE Writers

Teachers ARE Writers: Writing Without The Curriculum is a happy hour-style writing workshop for teachers that meets monthly at the JBWC. In collaboration with WNYNET, Just Buffalo Literary Center offers this workshop series for school teachers and educators so they will have the opportunity to explore their own creative work, engage in ongoing conversations about process, and grow as writers.

Set Up A Professional Development or Field Trip for your School or Organization

To set up a one-of-a-kind professional development or field trip, please fill out the form below.

For more information or specific questions contact Literary Director, Noah Falck, phone at 716.861.9965 or e-mail at nfalck@justbuffalo.org.

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Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
@ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203


Youth Writing Workshops
Tuesdays, Wednesdays*, & Thursdays | 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Workshops begin at 4:30 p.m.
*Wednesdays are open workshops.


All workshops are FREE, aimed at young writers aged 12–18, and limited to 15 participants.

NFTA Metro Info:

Train: Lafayette Square Station
Bus: 6, 14, 16, 24, 42, 74, 76