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Chen Chen

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Chen Chen will be in conversation with author and poet Peter Conners, Publisher and Executive Director of BOA Editions. Portrait by Margarita Corporan In his highly anticipated second collection of […]

Artist in Residence | Gallery Talk with Ellen Driscoll

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Behind the Curtain: View Eyechart, then join us for artist Ellen Driscoll’s talk on her creative process. Admission is free. Gift donations are appreciated. The gallery talk will also be […]

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Jason Mott: Second Saturday Book Club Conversation

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Hell of a Book “Hell of a Book teetertotters real life and fiction in a dizzying yet dazzling exploration of exploration itself. Jason Mott brings much of what he's known for […]

David B. Seaburn

W&B Online Class Rochester

What contributes to a writer’s voice? How is it different from a character’s voice? How does one create characters’ voices that are as real as one’s own? Photographer and writer […]

Cynthia Dewi Oka

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Cynthia Dewi Oka will be in conversation with author and poet Peter Conners, Publisher and Executive Director of BOA Editions. In her fourth poetry collection, Cynthia Dewi Oka performs a […]

Cyrus Cassells

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

In the aftermath of the Stand Your Ground killing of his close friend’s father, Cassells explores the brutality, bigotry, and betrayal at the heart of current America. Taking his cue […]

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Deborah Haber

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

LIKAH! A Puppy Story helps children ages 5 - 8 cope with the unexpected loss of someone dear, a situation affecting all populations and generations. Vetted by child psychologists specializing […]

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Valerie Dimino

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

In The Man Behind the Curtain: A Memoir (Possibilities Press, 2022), Jessica Renee with co-author Valerie Dimino tells her story of rape and sexual assault by her step-father starting at […]

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Reception and Priority Seating at Keynote

The Strong National Museum of Play 1 Manhattan Square Dr, Rochester, NY

Hosted by The Strong National Museum of Play The Strong National Museum of Play Central Lobby One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607   Registration required

Artist in Residence | Poetry Reading with Kathy Engel

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Kathy Engel reads new work and selected pieces from Eyechart. Admission is free. Gift donations are appreciated.   Choose the ticket price that’s right for you: Free, $5, $10, $15 or […]

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Matt Donovan

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Matt Donovan will be in conversation with author and poet Peter Conners, Publisher and Executive Director of BOA Editions. The Dug-Up Gun Museum confronts our country’s obsession with guns to […]

Tyrese L. Coleman

W&B Online Class Rochester

Flash fiction and flash nonfiction are highly popular yet sometimes misunderstood genres. A common misconception is that flash is easy to write because it is short (1,000 words or fewer). […]

Clifford Thompson: Second Saturday Book Club Conversation

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man’s Blues November 12 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:00 pm When Donald Trump ascends to the presidency, Thompson finds himself questioning his most deeply held convictions. In […]

Craig Morgan Teicher

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Craig Morgan Teicher will be in conversation with author and poet Peter Conners, Publisher and Executive Director of BOA Editions. A seminal voice in American prose poetry from the sixties […]

Nishant Batsha

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Spanning from the lush terrain of the South Pacific to the golden hills of San Francisco, Mother Ocean Father Nation is an entrancing debut about how one family, at the […]

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Poetry Workshop: Getting Unstuck

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Writer’s Block: Is there such a thing? William Stafford’s solution: Ignore "high standards" and "get into action." Exercising our writing muscles every day can help prepare us for when the […]

Luther Hughes

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Luther Hughes will be in conversation with author and poet Peter Conners, Publisher and Executive Director of BOA Editions. A Shiver in the Leaves is stunningly cinematic in its layered […]

Carley Moore

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Carley Moore will be in conversation with Sejal Shah. It’s early summer in New York City, 2020. The city is largely shut down, and Orpheus—our queer, disabled, poly hero—is lonely, […]

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Alicia Puglionesi: In Whose Ruins

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Popular narratives of American history conceal as much as they reveal. In Whose Ruins tells another story: winding through the US landscape, from Native American earthworks in West Virginia to […]

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Test: Woo Commerce-Scholarship Integration

Virtual Classroom NY

We live to create at Write On. The heart of this virtual class for teens is a weekly workshop of student writing, in which every participant feels encouraged and supported […]

If you would like to make a request for any accommodation, please email us at accommodation@wab.org at least 10 days prior to the event or workshop.
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