Donate to Litquake

Litquake hasn’t become the West Coast’s most daring, innovative, and exciting literary festival on its own. Individuals like you have helped us grow and prosper—and helped keep more than 80% of our events free to the public, from our one-of-a-kind Lit Crawl, to our year-round Epicenter series, and our author events for San Francisco schoolchildren.

Where your money goes

  • More than 80% of Litquake’s programming is FREE
  • 75% of Litquake’s budget goes directly to programming
  • 20% of Litquake’s budget comes from individual supporters like you!
  • 1,000 children each year meet authors face-to-face and receive books from Litquake
  • Our mission: to foster interest in literature, to perpetuate a sense of literary community, and to host a vibrant forum for writing from the Bay Area and beyond.

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Select your membership level and choose your perks!

Bestseller Contributor ($75 or $10 monthly)
Benefits:

  • Receive special thanks in the official festival program and on our website.
  • Early access to fall festival tickets prior to the general public, and an advance PDF of the festival program 
  • ​Discounts at the following Litquake partners:
    25% off subscription to ZYZZYVA
    10% discount at Green Apple Books & Music, and any Books Inc. bookstore

Bestseller Luminary ($150 or $20 monthly)
All of the benefits above, plus:

  • One free ticket to the event of your choice during the fall festival
  • A free book from one of Litquake's community of authors

Bestseller Icon ($250 or $25 monthly)
All of the benefits above, plus:

  • Two free tickets to the festival event of your choice
  •  Two tickets to the Barbary Coast Awards event
  • One book by a Litquake communtiy author
  • Invitations to donor-only events (in 2015, members were delighted to Tracey Stewart, author and wife of Jon)
  • A groovy Litquake T-shirt (black with white lettering)

Bestseller Visionary ($500)
All of the benefits above, plus:

  • Two free tickets to a festival event of your choice
  • Two tickets to Barbary Coast Awards event
  • Two books by Litquake community authors
  • Invitations to donor-only author events
  • Two groovy Litquake T-shirts

Bestseller Patron ($1,000)
All of the benefits above, plus:

  • One All Access Pass, plus a free companion ticket to one selected event
  • Three tickets to Barbary Coast Awards VIP Reception
  • ​Three tickets to the Festival VIP closing party 
  • Special donors-only mailings with book recommendations from Litquake authors
  • Two books by Litquake community authors
  • Two groovy Litquake T-shirts
  • Invitations to donor-only events

Bestseller Pillar ($2,500)
All of the benefits above, plus:

  • Two All-Access Festival Passes
  • Four tickets to Barbary Coast Awards VIP Reception
  • Four tickets to Festival VIP closing Party
  • Four books by Litquake community authors
  • Free registration in one of Litquake's acclaimed writing seminars
  • Special donors-only mailings with book recomendations from Litquake authors
  • Two groovy Litquake T-shirts
  • Invitations to donor-only events

Bestseller Benefactor ($5,000)
All of the benefits above, plus:

  • Four All-Access Festival Passes
  • Eight tickets to Barbary Coast Awards VIP Reception
  • Eight passes to Festival VIP Closing Party
  • Basket of books by Litquake authors
  • Backstage pass to the event of your choice
  • Free registration in one of Litquake's acclaimed writing seminars 
  • Special donors-only mailings with book recomendations from Litquake authors
  • Two groovy Litquake T-shirts
  • Invitations to donor-only events

Donor's Choice ($10 to $10,000)

Donate at the level of your choice! Contact us directly for customizable packages: info@litquake.org

*Please note that, in keeping with IRS regulations, the fair-market value of certain benefits is not tax deductible.