Lit Crawl NYC!



Annnddd… We’re Back!

Now project of Litquake and PEN America, Lit Crawl NYC is back in all its glory, bringing its brilliance and its zaniness to the East Village on October 1. 

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To anyone and everyone who would rather jam to Virginia Woolf than a woofer. Who still fancies Hemingway the all-time bar-brawl champ or has, at some point, uttered the word “transcendental” in a social setting. To anyone who has ever snuck a flask into the library. This is your night.

-The Village Voice

The Lit Crawl is a madcap concept created by San Francisco’s literary festival, Litquake, back in 2006.  It’s a bar crawl, with literature!  The inaugural Lit  Crawl NYC took place in September 2008 and was wildly popular, spurring  its lit-loving, NY-loving crawlers to make it an annual event, growing, in true Lit Crawl tradition, with every year. Since 2015, Lit Crawl NYC has been a project of Litquake and the PEN America, a global community of more than 4,400 writers, translators, and literary professionals dedicated to protecting free expression and promoting literary culture.