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Conversation with Reyna Grande

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

2018 Rochester Reads author Reyna Grande returns to discuss her new memoir A Dream Called Home - an inspiring account of one woman's quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time. In conversation with […]

ImageOutWrite Reading

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Experience the literary side of ImageOut, Rochester’s incredible LGBT Film Festival, at this special one-time reading event. Published writers and members of the ImageOutWrite team will be on hand to share selections from this year’s ImageOutWrite literary journal. It’s an opportunity for LGBT writers, authors, and allies to connect during an evening celebrating the written word. Hear the authors’ words in […]

“Love Like Sky” Book Launch with author Leslie C. Youngblood

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Join Leslie C. Youngblood as we celebrate the launch of her book Love Like Sky on the books release date! Reception will include: Copies of Love Like Sky for purchase An opportunity to have your book signed An onstage conversation between Youngblood and Writers & Books board member Tokeya Graham food & drink, and more! The […]

Courage Found Book Launch

740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Jackie Fisher reads from Courage Found, a middle grade novel about how two girls from different centuries battle against intimidation and unjust accusation.Accused of witchcraft, a colonial girl records the struggle to clear her name in a diary; 240 years later, a girl harassed by Internet bullies, accepts the diary as a gift.

Marjorie Baker Price & Jane Moress Schuster Book Reading

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Marjorie Baker Price presents her book Merinda and the Magic Mirror, a story about the power of being able to love and accept ourselves just as we are and break repeated cycles of dependence and abuse.   Jane Moress Schuster, together with shaman Carmen Ramos created Standing in Stillness: A Shaman in the World, which contains interviews […]

Barbara Braverman & Janet Nemetz Book Launch

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Come Fly with Me by Barbara Braverman is a memoir in poetry, beginning with the struggles of an immigrant family to the marriage and break up of her parents. Childhood experiences seared in memory, sometimes with tears, sometimes with humor, are recounted in her poetry. Time and travels and adventures heal a broken heart. While mindful […]

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I Play His Red Guitar with Charlie Coté

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Book Launch with Charlie Coté and Special Guests Charles Coté’s new collection of elegies about his son’s illness and death, I Play His Red Guitar (Tiger Bark Press), has been lauded by Kim Dower as “remarkable and gorgeous poems, by turns tragic and joyful.” Coté is the author of Flying for the Window (Finishing Line […]

Soul Knows No Bars: A Writer’s Journey Doing Poetry with Inmates

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Free and Open to the Public Book Launch with Patrica Roth Schwartz Patricia Roth Schwartz is a poet, writer of fiction and memoir, and teacher. She holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College, an MA from Trinity College (CT), and an MACP from Antioch/ N Eng. Widely published in literary journals, she has had published […]

Joytime Killbox: Brian Wood Book Launch

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

The awkwardness of modern living takes center stage in these nine short stories by Brian Wood. Well-intentioned characters fumble through social situations: a man making small talk in line for a deadly thrill ride, a pet parrot arrested for murder, a seductive stranger on an airplane who just pulled out a handle of gin. With […]

On Our Way Home from the Revolution: Book Launch

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Free and open to the public Sonya Bilocerkowycz is the author of On Our Way Home from the Revolution, selected by David Lazar and Patrick Madden as winner of the 2018 Gournay Prize. Her debut book was also named a "Most Anticipated Essay Collection" for Fall 2019 by Literary Hub.  Sonya's essays and poems have […]

Two Californias: Book Launch

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Free and open to the public Robert Glick is an Associate Professor of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he teaches creative writing, electronic literature, and the occasional course on zombies. His work has won competitions from The Normal School, Copper Nickel, Diagram, Summer Literary Seminars, and New Ohio Review; other stories have […]

David B. Seaburn: Broken Pieces of God Book Launch

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Book Launch Hybrid event: In-person and virtual tickets available (free but registration required) November 4, 2021 @ 7:00 - 8:15 pm  David B. Seaburn’s latest novel, Broken Pieces of God, is a story of resilience in the face of uncertainty, hope in the midst of darkness, and family ties strengthened by life’s vicissitudes. Crippling unemployment, […]

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