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Upcoming Events

Looking for something to do this weekend? Writers & Books has got you covered…

An Evening of Storytelling with Rafe Martin
Thurs., Jan. 31, 7 p.m.
$8 general public/$6 W&B members

Join us for an evening of storytelling for people of all ages with Rafe Martin. Rafe is the author of over 20 books that have been translated into many languages including Swedish, French, Xhosa, Zulu, Afrikaans, Korean, Japanese and Portuguese. Speaking as both an author and a storyteller, Rafe has appeared in thousands of schools, libraries, festivals, and conferences in nearly every state—including Alaska and Hawaii—and as far away as Japan. Among his many books are: Birdwing, The Boy Who Loved Mammoths and Endless Paths.
Rafe’s appearance at Writers & Books is supported by Language Intelligence: Professional Language Services.

Book Kick-off: Sex and Manifest Destiny: The Urge That Drove Americans Westward, by Martin Naparsteck
Thursday, Jan 31, 7 p.m.
$3 W&B members/ $4 general public

Reading and Reception

First Friday
Friday, Feb 1, 6-9
Free and open to the public

On Friday, February 1st, Michael Klein will be performing at Writers & Books. Klein is a classical guitarist and graduate student at the Eastman School of Music. He will be performing works by Bach, Sor, Brouwer, and more. There will also be an open mic, hosted by Norm Davis from 7-9. For more information please visit or call 585-473-2590 x107. 

One-Day Blogging Boot Camp: How To Launch Your Blog, Grow Your Audience and Earn Money
Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
$50 W&B members / $60 general public

Have you always wanted to start your own blog? Now’s your chance to learn everything you need to know to launch your blog, find your audience and eventually make some money from it. In this one-day, hands-on blogging workshop, you’ll create a plan for launching your new blog. You’ll come up with ideas for blog posts to write. You’ll learn about marketing tools to help you get the word out and grow your traffic. You’ll even discover how to eventually leverage the content and information on your blog to earn an income. Bring a notebook and pen, and get ready to dig in and create your blog.