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Lit City: Literary Events

Lit City is presented by Just Buffalo (

October 1

Ellen Graf: The Natural Laws of Good Luck. 7pm. The sculptor will read from and sign copies of her new memoir, The Natural Laws of Good Luck: A Memoir of an Unlikely Marriage (Trumpeter Books), about the marriage of an American artist and a Chinese man. Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main Street (837-8554 /

Bill Sylvester: Nightmares—They Are Zeros. 7:30pm. The poet reads from his new chapbookBook release & reading by Bill Sylvester, published by the Buffalo Ochre Papers. With additional readings from Marta Werner and Aaron Lowinger! nChemical No. 2, 260 Plymouth Avenue at Connecticut.

October 3

Studio How To: Write & Sell Magazine Articles. 10am-2pm. Nationally published writer Kathryn Radeff teaches a workshop on freelancing. $60 Jut Buffalo members, $75 non-members. Just Buffalo Literary Center, Western New York Book Arts Center, 2nd floor, 468 Washington Street at Mohawk (832.5400 /

October 5

Babel Book Discussion: Possession by A.S. Byatt. 7pm. Wine, cheese, coffee, dessert, and book talk led by UB Professor Rachel Ablow. Byatt kicks off the Babel speaking series on October 9. Betty’s Restaurant, 370 Virginia Street (362-0633).

October 6

The Gray Hair Reading Series. 7:30pm. Featuring poets Theresa Wyatt and Peter Siedlecki. Hallwalls Cinema, Babeville, 341 Delaware Avenue at Tupper. (854-1694 /

October 7

Rooftop Poetry Club. 4:30pm. Reading with poets Nate Graziano and David Hadbawnik. E. H. Butler Library Rooftop Garden, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Avenue (878-6300 /

Center for Inquiry Literary Cafe. 7:30pm. Reading with poets Jennifer Campbell, Ken Feltges, and Michael Tyson. Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road, Amherst (636-4869).