Classes & Workshops

Sep 16, 2014
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From Story Listening to Story Telling: Fiction Writing for Helping Professionals

Use your skills, experience and insight as a helping professional (mental health, health care, substance abuse, education) to become a better, more imaginative writer. We’ll engage in writing exercises and […]

Sep 17, 2014

Time to Write

You know you want to write on a regular basis—for your sanity, for your soul, to record your life, observations and ideas, to understand your own mind, to get a […]

Sep 17, 2014

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Write On for Homeschoolers

The writing life is famous for its Muse-inspired highs and its writer’s-block lows, but most of writing is really about practice of a five-step process that begins with an idea […]


Sep 17, 2014

Book Discussion at Valley Manor

September 2014:  Empire Falls by Richard Russo. Date: Wednesday, September 17th, from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Facilitator: Wendy Low All events are free and open to the public. Upcoming Events: […]

Sep 25, 2014

History Reading Group: The Reign of Terror, 1794-95 France

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 […]

Oct 02, 2014

Iroqouis Discussion Group

In this discussion group we will examine the history and influence of the Iroqouis. Thursday, October 2 Thursday,October 9 Thursday, October 16 Thursday, October 23 Facilitator: Tom Callahan $3 for […]


August 15th, 2014

September Classes and Events

Like it or not, autumn is creeping closer and closer – the sky is getting cloudier, the temperature is dropping, the leaves will soon be changing color. Not too far from now, […]

August 5th, 2014

The Crisis in Our Schools
Community Collaboration

Announcing A Community Read of Diane Ravitch’s Reign of Error  & A Community-Wide Discussion of Issues in Public Education in our Community Writers & Books is pleased to announce an important […]

August 5th, 2014

“If All of Rochester…” 2015 Pick

Writers & Books is thrilled to announce our 2015 If All of Rochester Read the Same Book, The Ages of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. Walker will be in Rochester doing readings, […]