BATAVIA – In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Waterline Writers canceled the March 15 gathering at Water Street Studios in Batavia, a news release stated.

It tentatively will reschedule the event for April 19, which is subject to further developments.

"Won't it be grand to see all the art that's going to come out of this?" Cathy Borders, creative director, stated in the release. "Everyone at home,releasing, tinkering, perfecting. I salute you, writers. Can't wait to see what you come up with.

"And if you're in input mode, that's awesome too," she said, suggesting reading local authors' books.

To learn more about the group and its initiatives, visit www.waterlinewriters.org.