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Poets for Ukraine Benefit Reading

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Join us in raising money to provide humanitarian aid and medical relief to injured Ukrainians. Listen in as local poets read selections from Words for War: New Poems from Ukraine, […]

Get Tickets $10 – $25

Memoir Workshop | Steve Majors

W&B Online Class Rochester

Virtual Event with Steve Majors Every family has secrets. Who gets to decide which stories are shared? Memoir writers often struggle with telling authentic stories while at the same time […]

Memoir Workshop: Writing Scenes

W&B Online Class Rochester

In person class with Gail Hosking Memoir is not a report or a resume--readers want good sentences, the author’s retrospective wisdom, and vivid, detailed scenes that are anchored in place […]

Writers & Illustrators | Ages: 10-13

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

In this exciting camp, a collaboration between Writers & Books and the Creative Workshop at the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG), you’ll create your own fantastically illustrated and imaginatively written story. […]

Fiction Workshop: Muddling the Middle

W&B Online Class Rochester

Virtual Event with Melanie Conroy-Goldman Rising action. Mounting stakes. Reversals. Unmaskings. When a novel or a story doesn’t arrive or reach a powerful (and in some measure satisfying) conclusion, the […]

Story Writing Boot Camp | Ages: 12-14

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Learn the essentials of voice, character, conflict, and dialogue to build a story and keep it going. Whatever kind of fiction you write, we’ll hone in on what makes a […]

Sold Out $150

I Wonder… Exploring Eternal Questions | Ages: Teen

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Does the state of our world today concern you? Do you ask yourself, “What can I do?” Do you enjoy defending your ideas? Searching for what lies beneath the surface? […]

Deaf Lens: These Walls Are Signing | Ages: 11-15

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Camp conducted in American Sign Language Calling future writers, visual storytellers, artists, and filmmakers! In this two-week-long camp, Deaf and Hard of Hearing campers participate in designing and painting a […]

Fiction in a Flash | Ages: 10-13

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

Flash fiction is a very short form of story writing where every word is essential. This genre has all the parts of a story—characters, setting, and plot—but in a nutshell. […]

Poetry Workshop: Breathing Life into Our Writing

W&B Online Class Rochester

Virtual Event with Rage Hezekiah. In this generative workshop, we'll explore the power of images in contemporary writing. Guided by discussions of craft and examples from notable poems and essays, […]

Theatre for Social Change | Ages: 12-14

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Are you passionate about seeking justice? Do you listen in on current events and happenings in your community, wondering what you can do to make the world a better, more […]

Poetry, Pottery, & Paper | Ages: 8-11

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

This collaboration between Writers & Books and the Flower City Arts Center provides a unique opportunity merging visual arts with creative writing. You will work with artists to handbuild a […]

Writing with Light | Ages: 12-14

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

The word photography means “writing with light.” Using a 35mm film camera (provided) and a pen and notebook, we will explore the uniqueness of the Neighborhood of the Arts. There […]

Comedy Improv | Ages: 12-14

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Have you ever seen a comedy improv show or the television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and thought, “That looks like fun!” It is fun, and here is your […]

Ravi Mangla: The Observant

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

In a distant country, recently imprisoned filmmaker Vasant Rai is offered a chance at freedom. But the choice, he learns, comes at a very steep price. Ravi Mangla’s The Observant […]

Francesca Padilla: What’s Coming to Me

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Seventeen-year-old Minerva Gutiérrez plans revenge on her predatory boss in this poignant and thrilling contemporary Young Adult novel about grief, anger, and fighting for what you deserve. Perfect for fans […]

Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu | Follow-up Virtual Peer Workshop

W&B Online Class Rochester

Facilitated by Alison Meyers Bring your rough (or polished!) draft in any genre to a free-flowing discussion inspired by Angelique Stevens’s master class on Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu. Writing prompts […]

Stephen J. West: Soft Boiled

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

In his debut Soft-Boiled: An Investigation Of Masculinity and the Writer's Life, Stephen J. West seamlessly weaves together personal experiences, studies of detective thrillers, and critical texts on masculinity to […]

Cyrus Cassells: The World That the Shooter Left Us

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 […]

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 […]

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