Our Community

      Since 1971, Talking Leaves Books has been proud to provide support and sustenance for the Western New York literary community.  In this changing and ever-dwindling landscape of physical retailers we provide a number of unique opportunities for authors and organizations to engage with their audience.

 If you are interested in partnering with us for an event, please read our general guidelines below. If you have any further questions or considerations please email us at talkingleaveselmwood at gmail dot com.


Hosting An Event, for information about Book Signings and Author Readings at Talking Leaves, or another venue interested in having us provide books for an event.

Donation Requests, if you're holding a raffle or other event and are inquiring about what we are able to offer.

Book Fairs, for a school or other literacy program.



Local Organizations We Support

Just Buffalo Literary Center & the BABEL series

Larkin Square & the Larkin Square Author Series


Buffalo First

Elmwood Village Association

Open Letter Press at the University of Rochester

Indie Bound