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Hogwarts Academy | Ages: 8-14

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Immerse yourself in the world of Harry Potter when Writers & Books’ three-story building is transformed into Hogwarts! Throughout the week, students attend Herbology, Transfiguration, Divination, History of Magic, Defense against the Dark Arts, Potions, and other classes. Hands-on activities are accompanied by creative writing exercises to spur the imagination. Participants are sorted, earn house […]

$422.00

Building Fantastical Worlds | Ages: 8 – 11

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Have you ever wondered what it’s like living in magical worlds, such as those described in the Harry Potter series, Chronicles of Narnia, and The Borrowers? How do we leave everyday routines and leap into fantastical realms? Better yet, how do we create our own? Come explore surprising worlds of all shapes and sizes and […]

Urban Outdoor Writers | Ages: 9 – 16

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Explore fascinating green spaces right in our own city! Learn the art of observation, create a nature journal in which to sketch and write. We’ll take walking field trips in our urban neighborhood and bused visits to Highland Park and the old growth forest at Washington Grove/Cobbs Hill. Enjoy slowing down, connecting with the natural […]

$377.00

Writers & Illustrators | Ages: 10 – 13

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

In this exciting collaboration between Writers & Books and the Creative Workshop at the Memorial Art Gallery, you’ll create your own fantastically illustrated and imaginatively written story. You’ll learn how to illustrate an idea, choose a fitting style, and draw things you thought you didn’t know how to draw.  You will learn the basics of […]

$325

Story Writing Boot Camp | Ages: 13-16

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Learn the essentials of voice, character, conflict, and dialogue to build a story and keep it going in a supportive setting. Whatever kind of fiction you write, we’ll home in on what makes a story shine—and what keeps readers reading. We’ll examine a range of diverse examples from across cultures, genres, and styles. Ample writing […]

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

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

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 hand-build a ceramic book, on which you will inscribe your own poem; make paper; learn to make different kinds of books; and use letterpress printing techniques to […]

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Writing with Light | Ages: 12 – 14

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

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 (NOTA). There will be opportunities to photograph and write about outdoor art such as wall murals and sculptures, the interior and exterior details of historic buildings, […]

Telling Tales | Ages: 7 – 9

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Create your own characters and tell your own story ideas while learning at the hand of master teaching artists, a writer and a visual artist. You’ll learn the tools of the trade—how to illustrate an idea, choose a fitting style, and draw things you don’t know how to draw—and learn the basics of plot, character, […]

Writing for the Screen | Ages: 13-16

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Have you ever wondered how your favorite television show got to the screen? Want to try your hand at writing a script made for TV? In this camp you will learn to write your own screenplay as well as collaborate on a pilot episode for a TV Series. We will generate ideas, learn to use […]

StageCraft 2024 | Staged Reading

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Monologues on Clarissa Street Karen Culley’s play recreates special times in the lives of African Americans that made Clarissa Street in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s "magical." Various characters’ monologues venture back to a time and place in Rochester, NY, where the days were long but the nights were longer, where people were jazz, and community […]

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Steven Huff, Resting Among Us: Authors’ Gravesites in Upstate New York

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Resting Among Us (Syracuse University Press, 2023) uncovers the region's rich literary heritage through Steven Huff's journeys to the graves of writers, both celebrated and forgotten. Interwoven with these remarkable literary lives are the connected stories of the region's history and Huff's own encounters and friendships with some of the writers included in the book. […]

Free – $20.00
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