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Oct 01, 2016
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Introduction to Grant Writing: An Online Workshop

In this six-week course students will learn the nine parts of a successfully funded grant proposal. Through case studies, proposal examples, and various course assignments, students will gain a greater… View More »

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Festival of Fiction

Code: F17-Y01 Do you love to write? Are there ideas in your head that you can’t wait to get onto paper? Are there stories you are dying to finish but… View More »

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Teen Writers’ Circle

F17-Y02 Avid and accomplished teen fiction writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give each other feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or… View More »


Oct 01, 2016

Veterans Writing Group: October 1

Hosted by Timothy Hansen and Mary Finucane Free and open to any veteran. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The memory of war has permeated Western Literature since the time of… View More »

Oct 05, 2016

Breathing Fire Teen Poetry Slam: October 5

Hosted by Roc Bottom Slam Team Free. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Press Coffee Bar, 480 E Main St, Rochester, NY Teen poetry slam open to any high school students… View More »

Oct 05, 2016

Reading: Alexia LaFortune

Author Alexia LaFortune comes to Rochester to read from her new book Sex, Love, and Spirit: a memoir. Be prepared to be moved as Alexia shares some of the hardwon… View More »


A message from our Development Department

Dear Writers & Books community,    I want to share with you that I have moved into a new role here at Writers & Books – Donor Relationship Manager. The focus… View More »


IRISH EPIC AT FRINGE NO. 5 Storyteller Alan Irvine brings the Irish Epic “The Cattle Raid of Cooley” to life Storyteller Alan Irvine will perform “The Cattle Raid of Cooley”… View More »

Planchette AT 2016 FRINGE When the dead speak, they might be talking to you

Planchette AT 2016 FRINGE When the dead speak, they might be talking to you Rochester, New York – PLANCHETTE, an experiential production by Baltimore theater company the encounter, featuring Rochester-born… View More »