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Writers & Books

Writers & Books is a non profit literary center that promotes reading and writing as life-long activities for people of all ages and background.

Facility Info

  • Reception Capacity 75
  • Banquet Capacity 75

March 25, 2019

Join us for the Last Mondays Comedy Open Mic in our
performance space! Anyone interested gets 5-7 minutes of
stage time. Come to perform or just watch. Comics are great
but we need an audience too!

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Recurring weekly on Monday

Are you struggling to fit writing into your young professional life? Do you like low-stress creative environments? Are you looking for other writers your age to befriend? We welcome writers of all

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March 30, 2019

Here is your chance to learn from acclaimed journalist and novelist Omar El Akkad, author of the 2019 Rochester Reads book American War, through a series of writing exercises and discussions that will

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Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday

The Book Thieves is a group of young “professionals” who enjoy eating, drinking, and most importantly, talking about books. We are about as relaxed a YP group as they come, so don’t be intimidated!

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April 9, 2019

The Genesee Reading Series is a smorgasbord for your literary palate. Come every month on the second Tuesday, and by the end of the year you will have feasted on the work of 24 regional authors (some

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April 18, 2019

It's a Mystery: Stories of visions, visitations, and voices. True, personal stories on a common theme, shared in front of a live audience. Everyone has a story. What's yours? Send your three-sentence

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May 14, 2019

The Genesee Reading Series is a smorgasbord for your literary palate. Come every month on the second Tuesday, and by the end of the year you will have feasted on the work of 24 regional authors (some

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June 11, 2019

The Genesee Reading Series is a smorgasbord for your literary palate. Come every month on the second Tuesday, and by the end of the year you will have feasted on the work of 24 regional authors (some

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