Classes & Workshops

Apr 24, 2014

Today’s Poets – Including YOU!

Catch up on today’s finest poetry. Read and discuss work by poets such as Ted Kooser, Sharon Olds, Mark Doty, and Julia Kasdorf. Bring a poem that you have written [… View More]

Apr 26, 2014

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Young Writers’ Circle

Join a group of young creative writers who are eager to develop new skills. This course will allow you to dig in, explore new approaches to craft, share your work [… View More]

Apr 28, 2014

Stand Up Comedy Workshop

Stand-up comedy is the art of writing jokes blended with the art of performing them. In this six-week experiential workshop students will learn the basics of comedy writing and performing. [… View More]


Apr 24, 2014

History Reading Group: The Muslim Brotherhood

Join Writers & Books’ history buffs as they explore the big issues and personalities of history. We do not choose particular books, but only subjects. You can read any book [… View More]

Apr 24, 2014

Poem in Your Pocket

On Poem in Your Pocket Day, people throughout the United States select a poem, carry it with them, and share it with others throughout the day. Come to Writers & [… View More]

Apr 25, 2014

Conversation and Book Signing with Joanne Larson, Educator and Author of Radical Equality in Education: Starting Over in U.S. Schooling

Author, educator, and literacy expert Joanne Larson will talk about her work and sign copies of her newest book, Radical Equality in Education: Starting Over in U.S. Schooling. 


April 22nd, 2014

National Poetry Month continues: More Staff Picks

With just over a week left of National Poetry Month, some of our staff members have submitted more of their all-time favorite poems. We hope you enjoy! Kathy Potetti’s favorite [… View More]

April 21st, 2014

Writers & Books Presents our Second Annual Literary Peep Show

No, not THAT kind of peep show! Just a fun way to get rid of all those leftover peeps..   “In my old age, I see that life itself is [… View More]

April 16th, 2014

SummerWrite Open House April 26th

Rochester, NY: Writers & Books will be hosting our annual SummerWrite Family Open House on April 26th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Come learn about our SummerWrite youth programs, [… View More]