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Sep 25, 2017
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Writing to Make a Difference, Part one

Want to have a positive impact in the current dysfunctional political climate? According to Mary Pipher in Writing to Change the World, “Writing to connect is ‘change writing,’ which creates… View More »

Sep 25, 2017
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Journaling 101

Have you ever wanted to start a personal journal but didn’t know how to begin? Are there ideas, thoughts and / or feelings you’ve never shared with others? Is your… View More »

Sep 26, 2017
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Introduction to Memoir

Dates: September 26 – December 5 The personal essay is the single best way to understand one of the basic rules of memoir: tell one story at a time. In… View More »

Events

Sep 25, 2017

Last Mondays Open Mic Comedy: September 25

Join us for the “Last Mondays” Stand-up Comedy Open Mic in our wonderful performance space! Anyone interested gets 5 to 7 minutes of stage time. Come to perform or just… View More »

Sep 28, 2017

History Reading Salon: The Battle of Saratoga

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… View More »

Oct 05, 2017

The Book Thieves: Young Professionals’ Book Club

The Book Thieves is a group of young “professionals” who enjoy eating, drinking and most importantly, talking about books. We are about as relaxed a YP group as they come,… View More »

News

Award-Winning Mo-to-the-oncle Solo Show Comes to the Rochester Fringe Festival at Writers & Books

For Immediate Release:  August 12, 2017 Media Contact(s):  Melissa Cole, 646-221-7652, melissajcole@gmail.com Show info: www.mo-to-the-oncle.com, facebook.com/mototheoncle/, twitter.com/MELISSANTHROPE, instagram.com/MELISSANTHROPE Fringe info: rochesterfringe.com, www.facebook.com/RochesterFringeFestival, @RochesterFringe, instagram.com/rochester_fringe, #rocfringe17 MO-TO-THE-ONCLE AT 2017 FRINGE  The award-winning solo comedy makes its Rochester debut Rochester, New York – The New… View More »

DAVID JACOBS PRESENTS: “HALFWAY HOME” Half Jewish. Half Protestant. Fully Insane.

For Immediate Release: August 14, 2017 Media Contacts: David Jacobs, 415-860-5027, halfwayhometheshow@gmail.com Fringe Info: rochesterfringe.com, facebook.com/ RochesterFringeFestival, @RochesterFringe, instagram.com/rochester_fringe, #rocfringe DAVID JACOBS PRESENTS: “HALFWAY HOME” AT 2017 FRINGE FESTIVAL Half… View More »

“Treasured Fragments of a Truly Free Woman!” by Almeta Whitis

“Once more, we will charge the air with our voices, dance, drum, sing, write and ruminate, hold creative sacred space and commune with like-minded women. Is this workshop to your… View More »