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Litquake 2012

13th annual festival with 100+ free literature events over 9 days | Oct 5-13
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The 13th annual Litquake, features 163 events and more than 850 authors throughout San Francisco from October 5-13, 2012.

Litquake seeks to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area writing as a complement to the city’s music, film, and cultural festivals. Most events are free and take place in San Francisco.

Litquake 2012
October 5-13, 2012
All over San Francisco
FREE (most events)

Sunday, October 7

Litquake 2012: Free Sunday Events | SF
12:00 PM: Poet-Fest Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day Two
1:00 PM: Sin & Syntax: On Language & Writing Part of Words and Pictures: A Cultural Stroll through Yerba Buena
1:00 PM: The Facts Without Bounds Part of Off the Richter Scale, Day Two
and more…

Monday, October 8

Litquake 2012: Free Monday Events | SF
3:00 PM: First Time Authors Reveal All Part of the New Writers Toolkit
5:00 PM: Hot Off the Press: The Latest from Publishing Pros Part of the New Writers Toolkit
6:00 PM: Thar She Blows! From Page to Stage:
and more….

Tuesday, October 9

Litquake 2012: Free Tuesday Events
10:00 AM: Kidquake: Elementary School Program
12:30 PM: Lines & Lyrics: Cave Canem Edition
6:00 PM: Language & Politics: The Discourse of Power
7:00 PM: Dangerous Dolls, Bad Men & Smoking Guns: A Night of Noir & Burlesque
7:00 PM: J.R. Moehringer: Sutton
7:00 PM: West Coast Review
and more…

Wednesday, October 10

Litquake 2012: Free Wednesday Events | SF
10:00 AM: Kidquake: Middle School Program
1:30 PM: The Poetry of Disability
6:00 PM: Juan Rulfo: Four Tales
6:00 PM: RADAR Reading Series
6:00 PM: When I’m 164: The New Science of Anti-Aging and What Happens If It Succeeds
6:30 PM: I Give You My Word:
and more…

Thursday, October 11

Litquake 2012: Free Thursday Events | SF
6:00 PM: Lisa Zeidner: Love Bomb
6:00 PM: One City One Book: Author Rebecca Solnit in Conversation on Disaster and Democracy with SF Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White
6:00 PM: Sex on the Beach: Bawdy Storytelling at the Park Chalet
7:00 PM: Goodreads LitQuiz
and more…

Friday, October 12

Litquake 2012: Free Friday 10/12 Events | SF
7:00 PM: Epic: Fantasy Literature Is the Future
7:00 PM: Teenquake: Not Your Mother’s Book Club
and more…

Saturday, October 13

Litquake 2012: Free Saturday 10/13 Events
1:00 PM: A Kosher Christmas Part of the Berkeley Ramble
2:00 PM: Black Against Empire Part of the Berkeley Ramble
2:00 PM: Happy Birthday, Charles Wallace!
3:00 PM: Chew on This: A Fresh Take on Our Obsession with Food Part of the Berkeley Ramble
and more…

Lit Crawl 2012 | Mission District
Saturday, October 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission District
Come out for the LitCrawl, the world’s largest free literary crawl, which will take over the streets of San Francisco’s Mission District in celebration of the final night of Litquake on Saturday, October 13, 2012.