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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Youth Writing Workshops & Events

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

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

*ACCESSIBILITY NOTE: Writers are welcome to participate with OR without video and audio during any of our virtual sessions. If you have any questions/issues accessing any of these opportunities, please let us know and we will work with you to make sure you can participate.

Virtual Writing Feedback: No ZOOM Required

JBWC staff and volunteers would love to read what you’ve been writing.

We can provide feedback, help you brainstorm/troubleshoot, or connect you with writing resources and publishing opportunities. Generally, we offer this through email and Google docs, but we are happy to adjust to fit your needs. To get started, email the JBWC Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.

Travelogues, Real and Imagined (Youth)

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Travelogues Read and Imagined
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Open Workshop (Youth)

Thursday, January 28, 2021


Where: Online Workshop
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 10 participants.

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Rebus Poetry (Youth)

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Rebus
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Open Workshop (Youth)

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Open Workshop
Where: Online Workshop
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 10 participants.

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Poets As Bandleader (Youth)

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Poet as Bandleader
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Sound and Nonsense: Acoustic Play as Entry into a Poem (Youth)

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Sound and Nonsense
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Six Ways to Start (Youth)

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Six Ways to Start
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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One-Sentence Story (Youth)

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

One-Sentence Story
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Songwriting Can Be Simple, C’mon! (Youth)

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Songwriting can be simple
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Writing with the Equinox (Youth)

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Writing with the Equinox
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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A Poem is Worth a Thousand Pictures (Youth)

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

A Poem is worth a Thousand Pictures
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Hunger and Heart (Youth)

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Hunger and Heart
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Fictitious Beasts: Animal Points of View in Eco-fiction (Youth)

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Fictitious Beasts
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Color and Light: Making Pictures Speak (Youth)

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Color and Light
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Adaptation Comix (Youth)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Adaptation Comix
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Dance Challenge Writing (Youth)

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Dance Challenge Writing
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Futurism Now: Limitless Hope through Speculative Fiction (Youth)

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Furturism Now
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Go Ahead, Try One: Finding Stories through Food (Youth)

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Go Ahead, Try One
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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The Voices We Return To (Youth)

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The Voices We Return To
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Visual Storytelling 101 (Youth)

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Visual Storytelling 101
Where:
Online Workshop
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Time: 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

TO REGISTER:
Email Writing Center Coordinator Robin Jordan at rjordan@justbuffalo.org.
This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 8 participants.

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Where?

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

When?

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Who?

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