There will be panels and talks on how black women can heal through writing, fighting the ‘Muslim Ban,’ literary citizenship, the broken mental health system and mystical experiences.
The day will feature numerous discussions on the Bay Area food scene among local authors, chefs and food purveyors, as well as the opportunity to taste delicious food and participate in workshops.
Mingle with top chefs and snack on treats at Litquake’s inaugural “Eat, Drink, and Be Literary” event on Sunday, Oct. 11.
By Gill South The Bay Area Book Festival, a free weekend, walkable book festival to be held in Berkeley, is on schedule to launch the weekend of June 6-7. More than 300 authors have signed up to participate in around 100 sessions, and the center of the city will be alive with an estimated 125 exhibitors, from […]
Today is the most important day of Edan Lepucki’s professional life. Just a month ago, she was an average debut writer, anticipating the July 8 publication of her dystopian novel California. Even though her publisher, Little, Brown had high hopes for the book – it printed 12,000 copies, a large number for a first-time novelist – […]
Food writer John Birdsall moderates the panel Chew on This as part of the Litquake Literary Festival’s Berkeley Ramble.
Berkeley’s literary arts scene is about to get a huge injection of energy in the next nine days, as the Litquake Literary Festival – the largest in the West – stages two events in Berkeley. It starts on Tuesday Oct. 9 with actors reading stories out loud on the Ashby Stage and continues on Saturday […]
Litquake, the largest literary festival west of the Mississippi, is celebrating its 11th anniversary. Each year, the festival brings together hundreds of authors and thousands of readers. Its annual Saturday night Lit Crawl in San Francisco’s Mission District, where readings are held in bars, art galleries, Laundromats, and restaurants, is a frolicking good time. But […]