Larkin Square Author Series

The Larkin Square Author Series is a collaboration between Larkin Square and Talking Leaves Books. Authors are featured throughout the year (except July and August) at The Filling Station in Larkin Square. The Series features local and national authors of both fiction and non-fiction works.

Beer, wine and light fare are available for purchase from The Filling Station throughout the event. These informal talks are free and open to the public, and include time for Q&A and book-signings. Unless noted, talks begin at 5:30 pm with doors opening at 4:45 pm for sale of food, drinks and books. Check back for updates to the schedule and new events, or sign up for our newsletter.

little-libraryLittle Library at The Foundry

The Little Larkin Libraries were locally built by The Foundry in Buffalo. They are housed on the Boardwalk in Larkin Square and contain magazines and books available for browsing and borrowing. Feel free to add to the collection for all in Larkinville to enjoy!

logo-talking-leavesBooks are available for purchase at all Author Series events, as well as at Talking Leaves Books.

Upcoming Author Series Talks

  • Music in Buffalo, “Right Here Right Now, the Buffalo Anthology”

    Wednesday, April 26 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

    Join the editor, Jody Kleinberg Biehl, of the new “Buffalo Anthology: Right Here Right Now” in discussion with four contributors to the Anthology: Robbie Tacac from the Goo Goo Dolls and Music is Art Foundation, John Lombardo and Mary Ramsey, lead musicians with John and Mary & the Valkyries, and Jeff Miers, music critic at the Buffalo News. They will talk about the current music scene in Buffalo and their writings.

  • Lauren Belfer with Frank Kowsky and Stephanie Crockatt

    Monday, May 15 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

    Lauren Belfer’s first novel, City of Light, highlights many of  the beautiful Olmsted designed parks here in Western New York. Lauren has invited special guests Stephanie Crockatt, Executive Director of Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Frank Kowsky, author of The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux and the Buffalo Park System to join her to speak about “Buffalo’s Olmsted Legacy: Past, Present, and Future.” 

  • Phoebe Lapine

    Friday, June 9 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Special Lunch time talk with the Author of  The Wellness Project: How I Learned to do Right by my Body without Giving up my Life a memoir of making one healthy lifestyle change a month. Phoebe writes an award winning food blog, Feed Me Phoebe, where she shares recipes for healthy comfort food, and insights about balanced lifestyle choices beyond what’s on your plate!