Press Archives

2014

SF Weekly: Best Year-Round Festival San Francisco 2014 - Litquake
BBC World Service: The radical readers of San Francisco or  (coming soon!) download the related podcast (14 MB)

2013

The New York Times: A Heady Cocktail of Books and Booze
LA Times: Listening to Gregory Rabassa, the translator's translator
KQED: 'Orange is the New Black': Piper Kerman's Life Behind Bars
KQED Arts: Choose Your Own Adventure at Lit Crawl 2013
Bay Area News Group:  Litquake events will leave avid Bay Area readers shaken and stirred
KQED: Nine Picks from Litquake 2013
Books Inc: Litquake 2013 with Amanda McTigue, Jillian Cantor, Lauren Goldstein & Laurie R. King
Yelp: Litquake 2013
UCSF: Science and Literature Collide at Litquake 2013
Zapaday: Litquake 2013
Foodgal.com: Conversation with Joyce Goldstein
Among the Wonderful: Join Stacy Carlson for Litquake 2013
GirlsThatRoam: Women Shake Rattle and Roll at Litquake 2013
Cartoonart.org: Litquake at the Cartoon Museum
The Culture Trip: California’s Cultural Offering: The Top Ten Upcoming Events in the Golden State
The Bold Italic: Jerry Stahl Shot Heroin with a Tenderloin God
The Bold Italic: The Famous Writer Who Lied to Me
Litseen: DRINKING WITH MEN: rosie schaap + robin ekiss at litquake's epicenter

2012

San Jose Mercury News: "Litquake is back—and the Bay Area's own rambunctious, highly respected literary extravaganza is bigger and more inviting than ever."
The Huffington Post: "Oh, writers. Oh reader, journalists, poets and book nerds—your festival is here."
SF Bay Guardian: Shake, Rattle and Read
San Francisco Chronicle: 13th Litquake Scales World of Words
Sacramento Bee: "Think of it as a 'literary spectacle.'"
San Francisco Magazine: Litquake: The Poll
The Finch Files: Litquake's Regreturature
Publisher's Weekly: Adam Johnson Talks North Korea on the Litquake Stage
Shelf Awareness: Regreturature: San Francisco Authors Dare to Share
Street City: Steve Erickson at the Tosca Cafe

2011

Publisher's Weekly: A Whole Lot of Reading Going On
NBC Los Angeles: Worth the Drive—The World's Largest Free Literary Crawl
The New York Times (reprinted from The  Bay Citizen): Calling All Bookworms: Your Guide to the Best of Litquake
Los Angeles Times: San Francisco literary festival Litquake just keeps growing
sfexaminer.com: Daniel Handler recalls the quirky literary madness of Litquake
Publisher's Weekly: Dennis Lehane Talks Noir, Politics and How Clint Eastwood Sounds on the Phone
sfexaminer.com: Author Dennis Lehane goes to dark side with 'Moonlight Mile'
San Francisco Bay Guardian: Litquake welcomes Chelsea Handler to the reading list
SF Gate: Litquake Announces Ismael Reed as Recipient of 2011 Barbary Coast Award (see second paragraph)
BeyondChron: School Beat: Bringing Books to Students in SF
Metro.co.uk: Winona Ryder talks Litquake!

2010

SF Weekly: Reading is optional, but Litquake is mandatory
Huffington Post: Reading as a Spectator Sport
SF Examiner: Bookworms Unite at The City's Litquake
SF Chronicle: Ferlinghetti Honored at Litquake event
The New York Times: A Book Lover's San Francisco
BARtab: Get Lit

2009

The New York Times: In Praise of Amy Tan and San Francisco's Literary Life
The New York Times: Bookworms Come Out to Play
The New York Times: In San Francisco, Literature as Carnival
examiner.com: Overview of Lit Crawl, with video clips
SF Chronicle: Interview with author Holly Payne prior to her July 2009 Litquake benefit
SF Chronicle: Interview with comedian Lewis Black on eve of his June 2009 Litquake appearance
SF Chronicle: Interview with author Ethan Canin prior to his May 2009 Litquake appearance

2008:

SF Weekly: Read This If You Want to Live
SF Chronicle: Interview with actress/poet Amber Tamblyn before her Litquake opening night appearance
SF Chronicle: Review of Litquake's collaboration with ODC Theater, "Off Book: Stories That Move"

2006

SF Chronicle: Litquake Festival snares Metallica drummer and authors from Dave Eggers to Sean Wilsey

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