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Lit City: Literary Events

Lit City event listings are presented by Just Buffalo.

October 22

Write Thing Presents Betsy Wheeler. 7pm. Poet, bookmaker, and the editor and publisher of Pilot Books. The Library at Huber Hall, Medaille College | 18 Agassiz Circle (880-2327 /

October 23

Dog Ears Fourth Friday Poetry Circle: Susan M. Hutton and Jerome Gentes. 7pm. Local poets read from their work. Caz Coffee/Dog Eared Bookstore, 688 Abbott Road (825-7806).

October 24

Big Night: Eleen Myles. 8pm. The poet reads from her new book, The Importance of Being Iceland. Buffalo Poet’s Theater will present excerpts from Myles libretto “Hell.” Chef Geoffrey Gatza presents his culinary creations. Ekrem Serdar screens his short films. Just Buffalo @ Western New York Book Arts Center, 2nd Floor | 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk (832-5400 /

October 25

Eric Gansworth: From the Western Door to the Lower West Side. 2pm. Local poet reads from his new book of poems drawn from Milton Rogovin’s photography. Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Avenie (878-6011 /

Jewish Community Book Fair: Dara Horn. 2:30pm. Author of the award-winning novels The World to Come and In the Image reads from her latest, All Other Nights. Temple Beth Zion, Broder Building, 700 Sweet Home Road, Amherst (

October 27

Nick Morris: Small Pressing Finnegans Wake. 1pm. Poetics Plus presents a lecture on the history of the text of Finnegans Wake. Poetry Collection, University at Buffalo North Campus, 420 Capen Hall.

David Hadbawnik, John Hyland, Carolyn Smart, Moez Surani. 7:30pm. Local poets Hadbawnik and Hyland along with Canadians Smart and Surani. Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen Street.

Buffalo Jewish Community Book Fair: James Gardner. 7:30pm. UB Law School’s Gardner discusses political campaigns and the role of persuasion in electoral law and politics. Temple Sinai, 50 Alberta Drive, Amherst (834-0708 /

October 28

Greg Lamberson: Personal Demons. 7pm.Buffalo-based author and filmmaker Greg presents the followup novel to last year’s Johnny Gruesome. Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main Street (837-8554 /