Literary Arts

thru: Writers & Books

Offers workshops, classes on writing, reading and publishing for all ages, includng a calendar of public programming:
  • Rochester Reads, a community-wide one-book initiative
  • SummerWrite, a reading and writing camp annually serving youth K-12
  • Visiting authors reading series
  • Year-round writing workshops for adults
  • Book clubs
  • Quiet writing spaces
Operates Ampersand Books, an independent bookstore, at its Neighborhood of the Arts headquarters.  
Owns and operates Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat, a 24-acre site in Naples, NY.

Eligibility: Children to Adults.
Summer day camp: ages 6-18.

Application Process: Online.

Required Documentation: None.

Fees: Various levels of membership. Some scholarships available.

Coverage Note: Primarily Monroe County. No one is turned away.

Languages: ASL for hearing impaired upon advance request.


This program is offered here:

Writers & Books

Map Marker 1
740 University Avenue
Rochester NY 14607
TH 11:00AM-9:00PM.
F 11:00AM-5:00PM, 1st F of the month 11:00AM-9:00PM.
SA 10:00AM-4:00PM.
Disabilities Access:
Accessible parking space, elevator, and bathroom.


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