Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


My Name In Print

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): M.J. Iuppa

Code: JY17-M07 Write, write, write! We will spend the first part of the course producing poems, stories, journal entries, and creative essays through imaginative writing prompts. Participants will be encouraged… View More »

Poetry-N-Motion

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Lisa Johnson

Code: JY17-P12 Come explore the power and physicality of words, and the dramatization of the senses as poetry and dance meet. With an emphasis on sights and sounds, young minds… View More »

Percy Jackson’s Magic Pen

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Wendy Low

Code: JY17-R06 Percy Jackson is mighty with his sword; his creator, Rick Riordan, is mighty with his pen. Try the writing methods Riordan used to weave a siren spell on… View More »

Telling Tales

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

NOTE: To register please call the Creative Workshop: (585) 276-8959. In this exciting collaboration between Writers & Books and the Creative Workshop at the Memorial Art Gallery, you’ll create your… View More »

Hogwarts Academy (CLASS FULL)

July 24, 2017
Instructor(s): Angela Cannon-Crothers Tracy Cretelle Chris Fanning Donna Marbach Amie McLaughlin Claire Mulvey Sara Bickweat Penner

Code: JY17-R10 Immerse yourself in the world of Harry Potter as we turn all of Writers & Books into Hogwarts! Throughout the week students will have the chance to attend… View More »

Meet the Magic Dragon

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

JY17-M03 Are you a serious writer or artist? Would you like to see your work in print? This workshop provides a real opportunity for advanced students to have work considered… View More »

Fantastic Beasts 101 (CLASS FULL)

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Chris Fanning

JY17-R53   Are you a young magizoologist (a person who studies magical creatures)? Are you considering a career in the Department for the Regulation & Control of Magical Creatures? If… View More »

Where’s Walden?

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Angela Cannon-Crothers Edgar Brown

JY17-G01 Summertime, sunshine, green rolling hills, wildlife, and you! Spend a week communing with the writer within you at our retreat in the Bristol Hills. Explore with professional writers and… 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 »

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 »