Current & Upcoming Events

College Essay Prep (Online)

5 Sessions: Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 19, 26

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm $138

Writers & Books

(For rising seniors) College application deadlines are approaching—this workshop is the perfect chance for college-bound seniors to write their Common Application personal essay. Students may be asking themselves, “Where do I start? How can I make this essay the best it can be?” This workshop offers students a supportive, creative, and fun environment in which students can draft their Common App essay with the help of a professional writer and journalist. Students will leave with a full, edited draft of their essay and tips for getting started on other college specific essays.

For more info and to register: College Essay Prep

Fairytale Heroines

July 29 - August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Writers & Books

(AFTERNOONS: for ages 14+) We’ve all learned about Sleepy Snow White and Drowsy Sleeping Beauty. But fairytales worldwide feature heroines with a little more oomph who were much less likely to doze off at inopportune times. In this camp students will explore fairytale heroines and discuss new ways to look at some of the classics we’ve read since we were just little kids. Students will work together to create a book of their very own modern fairy tales with a twist.

For more info and to register: Fairytale Heroines

From Crib to College: Capturing Memories of Childhood & Parenting

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Writers & Books

Have you always wanted to write about your experience raising your child or children? This class will help you gain the confidence to start writing about your life as a parent. In this course you will read poems, essays, and non-fiction pieces by parent-writers and practice writing your own stories.

For more info and to register: Crib to College

2nd Annual International Women’s Day Reading

March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Rochester has always been a hotbed of voices calling for equality and women’s rights. It’s only fitting that Rochester writers continue that legacy. Join us as local writers to pay tribute to their favorite women authors by reading from their work. Hosted by Sonja Livingston. Learn more at Writers & Books.

Christine Green Reads at Words on the Verge January 26

New Year Meditation Available - FREE

This time of year is all about planning. We hastily mark up our new calendars as we schedule & organize. Let all that go as we relax into our breathe and align ourselves with the sun and moon.