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.
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 […]
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 […]
Food writer John Birdsall moderates the panel Chew on This as part of the Litquake Literary Festival’s Berkeley Ramble.
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, 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 […]