Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Rebels, Leaders, & Innovators

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Alexa Scott-Flaherty

JY17-M59 Be a change maker! We each have the power to make the world a better place, one action at a time. And stories, true and fictional, have the power… View More »

Solve a Mystery (CLASS FULL)

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Katie Rich

JY17-R55 It’s a mystery! Use some of the best books in the mystery genre to help solve the case at Writers & Books. Following the plots of series like the… View More »

Spooky Stories (CLASS FULL)

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Caedra Scott-Flaherty

JY17-F47 If you love reading about ghosts, witches, monsters, and vampires, and wish every day could be Halloween, then this class is for you! Together we will learn how to… View More »

My Side Of The Mountain

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Edgar Brown Angela Cannon-Crothers Lindsay Cray

JY17-RG08 NOTE: Held at Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat. A van will run from Writers & Books leaving promptly at 8 am, returning at 5 pm If meeting the… View More »

Poetry, Pottery, & Paper (CLASS FULL)

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): M.J. Iuppa Kate Whorton Ryana Lawson

JY17-A09 In this collaboration between Writers & Books and the Flower City Arts Center, you’ll have a unique opportunity to merge visual arts with creative writing. You will use a… View More »

Fact to Fiction

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Sarah Cedeño

  JY17-F41 Are you a budding writer looking for inspiration? Step outside, turn on the news, open a magazine, read your Facebook or Twitter feed. This course is fertile ground… View More »

Your Incredible Illustrated Story (CLASS FULL)

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

NOTE: To register please call the Creative Workshop: (585) 276-8959. What do you want to say? In this exciting collaboration between Writers & Books and the Creative Workshop at the… View More »

Best Friends & Worst Enemies: Creating Memorable Characters (CLASS FULL)

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Nina Alvarez

JY17-F49 Plot is important, but characters are even more vital to our stories. We’ll begin by defining characterization and all the ways that writers go about creating it. We’ll study… View More »

Writing Your College Admissions Essay

August 07, 2017

JY17-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: creative, curious,… View More »

Percy Jackson Readers’ Theatre

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

JY17-R04 When New York middle school student Percy Jackson finds out he is a Demi-god, the Greek myths come alive in a way he would never have imagined! We’ll explore… View More »