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Literary Organization Detail:
Just Buffalo Literary Center Inc

General Information:
Type: Literary Organization
Name: Just Buffalo Literary Center Inc
Address: Market Arcade Building
617 Main Street Suite 202A
Buffalo NY 14203
County/Region: Erie (Greater Niagara)
Description: Just Buffalo Literary Center recognizes the contemporary writer as a cultural bridge among peoples, and supports the development, the study, and the appreciation of contemporary writing in its cultural and ethnic diversity through performance, instruction, and promotion. Erie County's only provider of comprehensive writing arts and spoken word programs, 27 year-old Just Buffalo (founded in 1975) has established itself as a regional resource and a national model, both for the high quality of its programming and for the thoughtful, strategic ways it has approached administration and operations. Among the Center's honors and awards are: Commitment to Education Silver Award, Buffalo Alliance for Education, 1998 - Certificate of Merit, Governor of New York, for Empire State Partnership program, 1998; New York State Governors Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1997; Buffalo Mayor's Partnership Award, Buffalo Alliance for Education, 1997; One of 8 organizations in the United States selected for participation in Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Fund Audiences for Literature Network program, 1997-2001; Organization of the Year, Arts Council in Buffalo and Erie County, 1990. Just Buffalo programs include: readings, lectures, panel discussions, workshops, and residencies by writers; writers-in-education programs for children, teachers, and parents; interdisciplinary programs combining music, dance and the spoken word; Spoken Arts Radio, on NPR affiliate WBFO; Lannan Literary Videos on local cable television; annual writing competitions; and publications. Writers and literary artists who have read and presented there represent a Who's Who among contemporary writers.
Phone Numbers: 716-832-5400

Fax 716-270-0184
Email/Website/Webmaster: info@justbuffalo.org
Public Website
Business Hours: M-9am-5pm; T-9am-5pm; W-9am-5pm; Th-9am-5pm; F-9am-5pm; Sat-Closed; Sun-Closed.
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Contact: Wittig, Lisa

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