Classes & Workshops

Jan 10, 2015

Intermediate Fiction

If you have fiction writing experience and want to sharpen your skills to create publishable short stories or novels, this course is for you. Each week we will review and […]

Jan 10, 2015

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Teen Writers’ Circle

Twice a month, avid and accomplished teen fiction writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give each other feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world […]

Jan 12, 2015

The Girl with No Hands

This workshop will take a look at the cultural and literary significance of magical realism, and the ways in which our personal histories are key to the development of our […]


Jan 03, 2015

Veterans Writing Group

The memory of war has permeated Western Literature since the time of Homer. The focus of the veterans’ writing workshop is creative nonfiction, drawn from the wartime and peacetime experiences […]

Jan 08, 2015

The Bertrand Russell Forum and The Rochester Claude Bragdon Theosophical Society

The Bertrand Russell Society was formed shortly after Russell’s death in 1970. Russell (1872-1970) worked in fields such as mathematical logic; philosophy; social, religious, and educational reform; anti-war protests;l and […]

Jan 09, 2015

Breathing Fire: Teen Poetry Slam

Come join us at the Greenhouse Cafe, 2271 East Main Street, Rochester, for bi-monthly poetry slams inviting teen poets and audiences from throughout the community to participate. 6:00 p.m. Poetry […]


December 22nd, 2014

Holiday Books to Curl Up With

Whether you have taken two whole weeks off of work or only have a day or two to celebrate the holidays (or perhaps a student who is finally finding some […]

December 22nd, 2014

The Big Brick Review Publishing Party

Friday, January 9, 7-8:30 pm Building on the narrative of our lives…one brick at a time. Join us to celebrate the inaugural issue of The Big Brick Review and enjoy […]

December 12th, 2014

Calling All Playwrights

2 Pages/2 Voices Each year Writers & Books and Geva Theatre Center collaborate to present 2 Pages/2 Voices, an evening of short short plays written by area writers and read […]