Classes & Workshops

Apr 19, 2014
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Writing Aerobics: Albert Abonado

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 [… View More]

Apr 21, 2014

Writing Your Way Through Hell: Dante and the Creative Process

Students will read and write their way through Dante’s Inferno, with digressions into the “Vita Nueva”, “Purgatorio” and “Paradiso”. Image-centered and invocatory writing exercises and workshopping for poets and fiction [… View More]

Apr 21, 2014
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Websites for Writers

Being a talented writer is not enough to get an agent, publisher or reader these days. You also have do what’s called building a platform for your work, and that [… View More]


Apr 18, 2014

Two Kinds of Fear: A one-man play featuring Bill Pruitt

Join us for what will be a fascinating look at two Rochester icons. Poet, storyteller, and educator Bill Pruitt tells two original intertwining stories about Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony in their [… View More]

Apr 21, 2014

Regional Playwrights Festival

Geva Theatre Center and Writers & Books are once again collaborating to give regional playwrights the opportunity to bring their works to local audiences. Playwrights, selected through an open competitive [… View More]

Apr 23, 2014

World Book Night

Check out our Facebook page to find out where book-givers will be in Rochester that night. Hint: W&B staff will be at Lux Lounge 666 South Ave, 10-midnight.


April 16th, 2014

SummerWrite Open House April 26th

Rochester, NY: Writers & Books will be hosting an Open House on April 26th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. If someone in your family is interested in taking classes [… View More]

April 15th, 2014

National Poetry Month: Celebrating African American Poets

Some of the most moving, influential voices in poetry have come from African-American authors. Whether it is the rich language, the empowering message, or the soulful story, many of my [… View More]

April 6th, 2014

Welcome, National Poetry Month!

As many of you know, April 1st kicked off National Poetry month. Well, WAB wouldn’t really be WAB if we didn’t celebrate somehow. So, tune in periodically for some staff [… View More]