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Aug 27, 2016
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Transformative Writing: Week Five: “Care of the Soul” by Thomas Moore

Transformative Writing Transformative writing is the intentional use of writing for psychological change and well-being in the realms of awareness, self-discovery, insight, consolation, and personal growth for both the author… View More »

Aug 29, 2016

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Writing Your College Admissions Essays

Course Code: JY16-B02 Learn to write impressive essays for admission applications, the kind that wow admissions officers by what you say and how you say it and that advertise you:… View More »

Sep 06, 2016
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Getting Started as a Freelance Writer

Getting paid to write sounds like an exciting and fairly easy thing to do – but it takes more than good writing skills and some imagination. Find out how to… View More »

Events

Aug 29, 2016

Open Mic Comedy: August 29

Join us for a Stand-up Comedy Open Mic! Come perform 5 minutes of material to a wonderful audience! You bring the jokes, we’ll bring the laughs! Bob is a three-time… View More »

Aug 30, 2016

Submission Social: August 30

Bring your laptop and your writing as we work on sending out our stories and poems into the world. Share your insights into the submission process with others or do… View More »

Sep 01, 2016

The Book Thieves, Writers & Books YP Book Club: Cannery Row, by John Steinbeck

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 »

News

Debut Novel Series 2016 Authors Announced

Debut Novel Series revamped for 2016 Writers & Books brings two debut novelists in November   Rochester, NY: This Fall Writers & Books welcomes two debut novelists reading from and… View More »

“Rochester Reads” 2017 Book Announcement

Rochester Reads 2017 – The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld. Writers & Books is proud to announce The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld, as our choice for the 2017 “Rochester Reads” program. Denfeld… View More »

Writing Your Summer Adventure at Gell

This summer, consider sending your young writer out of the city and into the hills for camp.   Three upcoming SummerWrite workshops are being held at our second location, The Gell… View More »