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May 07, 2015
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The Elements of Poetic Craft

Poetry is an art and thus lives in the land of creativity, imagination, and originality. However, like any art, poetry has basic tools, and vocabulary that must be mastered in… View More »

May 09, 2015

Writing Aerobics: Kitty Jospe

Back by popular demand, the best workout in town. Each Writing Aerobics session is a set of impromptu writing exercises, perfect for the experienced veteran looking for a new challenge… View More »

May 09, 2015
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Back to Basics: A Refresher on Good Grammar

There’s no shame in being uncertain of your grasp of grammar. Language evolves, and even experienced writers can often use a reminder of the basics. Those starting out on the… View More »


May 06, 2015

French and Indian War

Let’s talk about the war that George Washington started; the war with many names, the first globally waged war! This informal reading group reaches out to anyone with an interest… View More »

May 07, 2015

The Book Thieves : Writers & Books YP Book Club

According to Wikipedia, Erik Erikson charts the age range of a Young Adult between ages 20 and 40. If you fall into that category and like reading good books, The… View More »

May 09, 2015

Grape Things: A Candid Approach to Cognac & Armagnac with Nicolas Palazzi

For Nicolas Palazzi, the job of a peddling brandies across the US lead to the realization that there is barely any information about cognac and armagnac available, whether online or… View More »


May 1st, 2015

Richard Price Comes to Rochester

Rochester, NY – On Thursday, June 11th from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, author of New York Times bestseller The Whites, Richard Price, will be at Writers & Books leading… View More »

April 27th, 2015

Cities of Literature reading

Cities of Literature Hosted by: International Sister Cities of Rochester and Writers & Books Location: Rochester Central Library Through language, culture and geography, Rochester and its twelve sister cities around… View More »

April 23rd, 2015

Breathing Fire: GRAND SLAM

Breathing Fire: Grand Slam Hosted by: Rachel McKibbens   This is it! After months of slams at the Greenhouse Cafe, the Grand Slam is here. Join us at the Eisenhart… View More »