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.
‘Eat, Drink and Be Literary’ returns to SF on Oct. 9
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.
Eat, drink and be literary at Litquake’s food day
Mingle with top chefs and snack on treats at Litquake’s inaugural “Eat, Drink, and Be Literary” event on Sunday, Oct. 11.
Over 300 authors sign up for first Bay Area Book Festival
Downtown Berkeley will host the first Bay Area Book Festival on June 6-7 — a free event hoping to draw up to 100,000 visitors. Photo: Paulo Slachevsky/Creative Commons Downtown Berkeley will host the first Bay Area Book Festival on June 6-7 — a free event hoping to draw up to 100,000 visitors. Photo: Paulo Slachevsky/Creative Commons By Gill South The […]
After Stephen Colbert mention, local author Edan Lepucki’s world explodes
Edan Lepucki. Photo by Bader Howar 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 […]
Chew on this: John Birdsall on Berkeley’s food scene
Food writer John Birdsall moderates the panel Chew on This as part of the Litquake Literary Festival’s Berkeley Ramble.
Litquake to Berkeley: Let’s shake things up
The Litquake Literary Festival is famous for holding author readings in unusual venues. This photo shows one such reading in 2011, at the Muddy Waters Coffee House in San Francisco. The Berkeley Ramble on Oct. 13 will be at The Magnes, The Marsh, The David Brower Center, Pegasus Books, and Bec’s Bistro. Photo: Litquake Berkeley’s […]
Litquake finally comes to Berkeley
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 […]