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May 30, 2015

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Canvas Camp

Are you a teen interested in working in the fields editing and publishing? Would you like to experience firsthand the work that goes into producing a literary journal? If so,… View More »

May 30, 2015

Writing Aerobics: Albert Abonado

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 »

Jun 06, 2015
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Book Proposals

Nonfiction writers have the luxury of not having to complete a full manuscript before pitching it to agents and publishing houses. But they do need a stellar book proposal and… View More »


Jun 03, 2015

1865: The End of the Civil War

After three years of disease and warfare, the American Civil War ended in the spring of 1865. Join us as we examine the last year of the war from Grant’s… View More »

Jun 04, 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 »

Jun 05, 2015

First Fridays / Wide Open Mic hosted by Norm Davis

Each month, Writers & Books participates in the citywide First Friday program. We pick a theme and keep our doors open until 10:00 p.m. In addition to the fun we’re… View More »


Summer Catalog Publication Party

Thursday, May 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at NOX Cocktail Lounge, 302 Goodman St N. Every catalog is an event! With a new lineup of classes and exciting new events for… View More »

W&B’s Tate DeCaro – 21 Stories for Scouts

On May 15, 2015 Writers & Books Development Associate Tate DeCaro participated in a Boy Scouts of America fundraiser, “21 Stories for Scouts,” and rappelled down the side of the First Federal… View More »

Amy Stewart comes to Rochester

Amy Stewart will be at the Broccolo Tree & Lawn Care Garden Center to discuss and read from her latest book The Drunken Botanist.   Amy Stewart will also be… View More »