Chautauqua Literary Arts

An array of programs for readers and writers at many stages of development, each celebrating the written word with a distinctly Chautauquan emphasis on lifelong learning and rigorous community conversation. This category includes programming related to:

Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC)
CLSC Young Readers Program
Chautauqua Writers' Center
Chautauqua Writers' Festival
Literary Prizes (Chautauqua Prize and Chautauqua Janus Prize)
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2018 Tickets go on sale January 8!
Gate passes and single event tickets for the 2018 season go on sale January 8. Call 716.357.6250 or purchase your tickets online at: We can't wait to welcome you back to Chautauqua!