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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

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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June 1, 2019

Free and open to any veteran and family members

Hosted by Timothy Hansen and Mary Finucane

The focus of the Veterans Writing Group is creative nonfiction, drawn from the wartime and peacetime

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June 3, 2019

The deep end is fine here, so we don’t have to stay in the safe shallows. If you love writing, especially “edgy” stuff, bring it. In all good writing, we benefit from many perspectives, willing to

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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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June 7, 2019

It's First Friday, so come take a book home or come sit in and WRITE! Every First Friday, we’re offering a discount in our bookstore: $3 paperbacks, $5 hardcovers, and $10 past Rochester Reads books.

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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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June 11, 2019

Hosted by Norm Davis

Share your writing with other seniors in a comfortable atmosphere at Writers & Books.

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June 17, 2019

Sending out your work doesn't have to be lonely! Bring your laptop and your writing and we'll work together and share our insights into the submission process. Light refreshments provided.

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June 20, 2019

You Want Fries With That? Stories About Jobs, Careers, and working for “The Man.” True, personal stories on a common theme, shared in front of a live audience. Everyone has a story. What’s yours? Send

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June 24, 2019

Hosted by Kevin Markman

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

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June 27, 2019

The Crime of the Century: Leopold and LoebJoin Writers & Books' history buffs as they explore the big issues and personalities of history. We do not choose particular books, only subjects. You can

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