Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


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 »

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

July 24, 2017
Instructor(s): Christine Green

Code: JY17-R29 Join Bellatrix Lestrange for a magical jaunt through The Tales of Beedle the Bard. Class activities will include discussion and writing activities about fairy tales in both the… View More »

Outdoor Writers

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

JY17-G02 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 »

Comedy Improv (CLASS FULL)

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Julie Donofrio

JY17-D03 Have you ever seen the television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and thought, “I’d like to do that!” Here’s your chance! Comedy improvisation is the art of acting… View More »

I Wonder: Exploring Eternal Questions (CLASS FULL)

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Almeta Whitis

JY17-M24 “I was so happy I thought of it. It came to me. Which is what the creative act is all about. Things come to you without you necessarily knowing… View More »

Songwriter’s Workshop

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Sean Jefferson Charlie Coté

JY17-M31 NOTE: Meets at Rochester Contemporary School of Music, The Old Pickle Factory Building, 1 Grove Street, Suite 122A in Pittsford. Inquire about transportation if needed.   Do you constantly… 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 »

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 »

(Super) Hero Hall of Fame

August 14, 2017
Instructor(s): Delores Jackson Radney

JY17-M13 Our heroes inspire us! Which superheroes, historical heroes, and personal heroes do you look up to? Students will explore heroism in themselves, in their family, in the community, and… View More »

Fan Fiction

August 14, 2017
Instructor(s): Amie McLaughlin

JY17-F35 Have your friends ever referred to you as a fanatic? Do you have a favorite anime/manga, book, movie, cartoon, play/musical, comic, TV show, or game that you like so… View More »