Writers & Books

Pop-up bookstores become indie lit's guide to survival

Customers of John’s Tex-Mex in the South Wedge typically get their tacos and burritos with a side of refried beans or mashed potatoes. On a recent...
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Thu, 05/06/2021 - 8:55am
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Connections: Discussing the life and legacy of poet Lucille Clifton

We discuss the life and legacy of award-winning poet Lucille Clifton. Clifton was a Buffalo native whose work celebrated Black womanhood, identity, and...
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:23am
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Connections: Writers & Books' new executive director, Alison Meyers, and the 2019 Ladder Conference

Writers & Books has a new executive director. Alison Meyers is a poet and fiction writer who previously led literary non-profit organizations in New...
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Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:50am
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Connections: Author Omar El Akkad on his novel, "American War"

Investigative journalist Omar El Akkad has written a remarkable novel, "American War." It's a look that this country in the near future, as it fights a...
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Tue, 03/26/2019 - 11:19am
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Connections: Previewing Writers & Books' Ladder Literary Conference

If you've ever wanted to publish a book, an upcoming conference hopes to help you move from concept to print. Writers & Books' upcoming Ladder...
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Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:46am
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Connections: Author Reyna Grande and her memoir, "The Distance Between Us"

Author Reyna Grande says there are voices missing from the conversation about immigration reform -- those of undocumented children. Grande crossed the...
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Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:40am
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Connections: Celebrating Banned Books Week

The freedom to read is one of the most powerful ideas in human history: it enables us to consider new ideas and information. But that has always made...
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Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:02am
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