Classes & Workshops

Nov 24, 2014
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Mystery Workshop: Writing Killer Fiction

Who says crime doesn’t pay? With so many types of mysteries to choose from–police procedurals, cozies, hard-boiled, amateur detectives, classic who-done-its, historicals, capers, comic crime—you’ve got every chance to prove […]

Dec 06, 2014

Writing Aerobics: Jess Cayer

It’s back! Writings Aerobics is the best workout in town—it may even burn a few calories! But it’s not like running on the treadmill or sweating it out on the […]


Nov 24, 2014

Standup Comedy Open Mike

Join us every last Monday for a Standup Comedy Open Mike co-hosted by Dario Josef, Carol Roberts and a score of other Rochester funny people. Come perform 5 minutes of […]

Dec 04, 2014

The Book Thieves : Writers & Books YP Book Club

The Book Thieves : Writers & Books YP Book Club Hosted by Chris Fanning, Dan Herd & Tate DeCaro 7PM Free According to Wikipedia, Erik Erikson charts the age range of […]

Dec 04, 2014

History Reading Group: The Presidential Election of 1864.

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


November 4th, 2014

Debut Novel Series: Mira Jacobs

Writers & Books is thrilled to host Mira Jacob as the first author in our new Debut Novel Series. She will be in Rochester November 13 – 15, 2014 Events: […]

October 30th, 2014

In Memoriam: Galway Kinnell

Today we would like to take a moment to remember the poet Galway Kinnell (February 1, 1927 – October 28, 2014), who recently passed away in Sheffield, VT, a singular […]

October 30th, 2014

November Classes & Events

Autumn is in full swing in Rochester! Here at Writers & Books, we are filling up on hot apple cider and planning one last whimsical jump into a pile of leaves before it […]