Litquake

When
Fri Oct 5, 2012 - Sat Oct 13, 2012
Where
Multiple locations
Tags
Arts, Literary Arts, City Events
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Description

Welcome to the 13th annual Litquake, featuring 163 events and more than 850 authors. All events are in San Francisco unless otherwise noted.

SCHEDULE
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Friday, October 5

8:30pm: Ballot Box Bash at Z Space

Saturday, October 6

12pm: Masters of Flash Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day One
1pm: First Fiction Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day One
1pm: Litquake in the Castro
2pm: Around the World, On the Page Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day One
2pm: Joie De Livre! Celebrating the Joy of Shared Reading
3pm: Visionary Women, Extraordinary Work Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day One
3:30pm: Rewriting America: Race and Re-Imaginings in Post-9/11 America
4pm: Teenquake Lit Olympics
6pm: Public Writing Session
6pm: Spiritual Memoirs for Agnostics
7pm: Barely Published Authors
8pm: Verbal Calisthenics: An Evening with Four Funny Women

Sunday, October 7

12pm: Poet-Fest Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day Two
1pm: SF's Chinatown: A History Part of Words and Pictures: A Cultural Stroll through Yerba Buena
1pm: Sin & Syntax: On Language & Writing Part of Words and Pictures: A Cultural Stroll through Yerba Buena
1pm: The Facts Without Bounds Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day Two
2pm: Five Writers Who Came of Age in the Radical '60s
2pm: The Fantastic Surrounds Us Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day Two
2:15pm: Comics on Comics Part of Words and Pictures: A Cultural Stroll through Yerba Buena
2:15pm: Forgers, Prophets & Purists: A Conversation on the Art World Part of Words and Pictures: A Cultural Stroll through Yerba Buena
3pm: The Brazen Truth: Dangerous Nonfiction Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day Two
3:30pm: Decolonising the Mind: Two Generations in Conversation Part of Words and Pictures: A Cultural Stroll through Yerba Buena
3:30pm: Drawn Out Stories Part of Words and Pictures: A Cultural Stroll through Yerba Buena
4pm: "Do You Come Here Often?" - Writers at the Bar
4:45pm: Art of the Imagination Part of Words and Pictures: A Cultural Stroll through Yerba Buena
5pm: Pitchapalooza 2012
6pm: Beast Parade: A Tribute to Banned Beat Poet Lenore Kandel
6pm: Lit on the Lake: Female Voices from the East Bay
6pm: The Dirty Side of Democracy
7pm: Michael Ian Black: You're Not Doing It Right Litquake in the Bookstore
7pm: The Art of Procrastination
8pm: Reckless Rambling Hobo: A Woody Guthrie Tribute

Monday, October 8

3pm: First Time Authors Reveal All Part of the New Writers Toolkit (Advance registration required online)
5pm: Hot Off the Press: The Latest from Publishing Pros Part of the New Writers Toolkit
6pm: Thar She Blows! From Page to Stage: Transforming Moby-Dick into an Opera
7pm: A Flash of Inspiration: Litquake presents the Barbary Coast Award to POETRY FLASH
7pm: Bay Area Book Currents: The Stories Behind Bookselling
7pm: Spirit of Place: A Granta Salon
8pm: Dog & Pony Show: Stories About Putting the Best Spin on an Impossible Situation
8pm: Quiet Lightning: The Greenhouse Effect

Tuesday, October 9

10am: Kidquake: Elementary School Program
12:30pm: Lines & Lyrics: Cave Canem Edition
6pm: Austen à Go-Go: The Enduring Appeal of Jane Austen
6pm: Language & Politics: The Discourse of Power
6:30pm: Good & Evil: The Foundation of Character
7pm: Dangerous Dolls, Bad Men & Smoking Guns: A Night of Noir & Burlesque
7pm: J.R. Moehringer: Sutton
7pm: Radio Ambulante Live: Stories from the Americas
7pm: Stories on Stage: Fiction of The Fantastic
7pm: West Coast Review
8pm: Two Guys from Chicago: An Evening with Daniel Clowes and Dave Eggers

Wednesday, October 10

10am: Kidquake: Middle School Program
1:30pm: The Poetry of Disability
6pm: Juan Rulfo: Four Tales
6pm: RADAR Reading Series
6pm: When I'm 164: The New Science of Anti-Aging and What Happens If It Succeeds
6:30pm: I Give You My Word: 40 Years of Asian American Literature
7pm: Cowboy Noir: A Conversation with Bruce Holbert
7pm: Original Shorts: Suspicious Circumstances
7pm: Philosophy Talk Live! How Fiction Shapes Us
7pm: Tin-Tan to Poet Laureate: An Evening with Alejandro Murguía
7pm: Write On! Writers to Know
7:30pm: A Feral Man in a Feral Land: Litquake presents Adam Parfrey

Thursday, October 11

6pm: Lisa Zeidner: Love Bomb
6pm: Litquake, The SF MoMA and Creative Time present Artist and Author Trevor Paglen
6pm: One City One Book: Author Rebecca Solnit in Conversation on Disaster and Democracy with SF Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White
6pm: Sex on the Beach: Bawdy Storytelling at the Park Chalet
6pm: The Other California: Susan Straight and Michelle Tea in Conversation Part of Authors in Conversation
7pm: Flight of Poets 2012
7pm: Goodreads LitQuiz
7pm: Literature of Cross-Border Reality
7pm: North Bay Event: Benicia Literary Arts
7pm: Wine, Women, and Words: Amy Sohn and Katie Crouch in Conversation
8pm: Greer and Handler? or Handler and Greer? Part of Authors in Conversation
8pm: Literary Death Match
8pm: Subterranean SF Reading Series: Ariel Winter's Noir Apocalypse

Friday, October 12

5:30pm: Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution
6pm: Making the Skeleton Dance: Family in All Its Forms
6pm: Novel Endings: Spicy Drinks and Artisanal Desserts
7pm: Epic: Fantasy Literature Is the Future
7pm: Naked Truth: Real. Stories. Live.
7pm: Teenquake: Not Your Mother's Book Club™
8pm: Literary Clown Foolery: Litquake Edition
8pm: The Guy Under the Sheets: An Evening with Chris Elliott

Saturday, October 13

1pm: A Kosher Christmas Part of the Berkeley Ramble
1pm: The Art of Long-Form Journalism Part of The Art of Writing
2pm: Black Against Empire Part of the Berkeley Ramble
2pm: Happy Birthday, Charles Wallace!
2:30pm: The Art of Short Fiction Part of The Art of Writing
3pm: Chew on This: A Fresh Take on Our Obsession with Food Part of the Berkeley Ramble
4pm: Lyrics & Dirges at Pegasus Books Part of the Berkeley Ramble
4pm: Pints, Poetry & Prose Part of the Berkeley Ramble
4pm: The Art of the Novel Part of The Art of Writing

Sunday, October 14

11am: A Pang in Your Heart: Writing the Short Story with Peter Orner Part of Bagels & Bloodies
11am: Getting Your Nonfiction Published: The Basics with Ethan Watters Part of Bagels & Bloodies
11am: How to Start a Novel (and Not Stop Halfway Through) with Janis Cooke Newman Part of Bagels & Bloodies
11am: It's (Not) All About Me: Personal Essay and Memoir with Laura Fraser Part of Bagels & Bloodies

Schedule

The Foundation Center
312 Sutter St., Suite 606
San Francisco, CA
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Multiple Locations
n/a
San Francisco, CA
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Verdi Club, The
2424 Mariposa
San Francisco, CA
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Z Space
450 Florida Street
San Francisco, CA
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Cartoon Art Museum
655 Mission St
San Francisco, CA
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111 Minna Gallery
111 Minna St
San Francisco, CA
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Bird & Beckett Books & Records
653 Chenery St
San Francisco, CA
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Books Inc. in Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Variety's Preview Room
582 Market St
San Francisco, CA
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Public Bikes
123 South Park St.
San Francisco, CA
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War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA
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Conservatory of Flowers
100 J F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA
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The Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission St
San Francisco, CA
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Vesuvio Cafe
255 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA
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Tosca Cafe
242 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA
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UC Berkeley Extension Art and Design Center
95 Third St.
San Francisco, CA
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Make-Out Room
3225 22nd St
San Francisco, CA
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The Book Club of California
312 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA
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Museum of the African Diaspora
685 Mission St
San Francisco, CA
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA)
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
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The Booksmith
1644 Haight St
San Francisco, CA
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California Historical Society
678 Mission St
San Francisco, CA
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California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission St
San Francisco, CA
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Location

  1. The Foundation Center
    312 Sutter St., Suite 606 , San Francisco, CA
  2. Multiple Locations
    n/a, San Francisco, CA
  3. Verdi Club, The
    2424 Mariposa, San Francisco, CA
  4. Z Space
    450 Florida Street, San Francisco, CA
  5. Cartoon Art Museum
    655 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
  6. 111 Minna Gallery
    111 Minna St, San Francisco, CA
  7. Bird & Beckett Books & Records
    653 Chenery St, San Francisco, CA
  8. Books Inc. in Opera Plaza
    601 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA
  9. Variety's Preview Room
    582 Market St, San Francisco, CA
  10. Public Bikes
    123 South Park St., San Francisco, CA
  11. War Memorial Opera House
    301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA
  12. Conservatory of Flowers
    100 J F Kennedy Dr, San Francisco, CA
  13. The Contemporary Jewish Museum
    736 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
  14. Vesuvio Cafe
    255 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA
  15. Tosca Cafe
    242 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA
  16. UC Berkeley Extension Art and Design Center
    95 Third St., San Francisco, CA
  17. Make-Out Room
    3225 22nd St, San Francisco, CA
  18. The Book Club of California
    312 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
  19. Museum of the African Diaspora
    685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
  20. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA)
    701 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
  21. The Booksmith
    1644 Haight St, San Francisco, CA
  22. California Historical Society
    678 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
  23. California Institute of Integral Studies
    1453 Mission St, San Francisco, CA