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Submit Your Group’s Literary Event for Lit Crawl 2014

Curator Submissions for the 2014 San Francisco Lit Crawl are now closed.

Groups chosen to participate should hear from the Lit Crawl committee by mid-June.

Created by Litquake back in 2004, Lit Crawl began as a simple idea: let’s transform an ordinary bar crawl into a mob scene of literary mayhem. Could we take over a neighborhood (or two), add pop-up events to every venue that might allow it (bars, cafes, bookstores, theaters, galleries, boutiques, etc.), invite dozens of authors to read from their work, and watch hundreds of literati tromp the route and get drunk on words — all for free! Now attracting over 6,000 people on Litquake’s closing night, Lit Crawl is the world’s largest such event.

Events—curated by a diverse array of literary groups from reading series to publishers and more—range from readings to discussions to automatic writing sessions to trivia contests. The more creative, the better!

Lit Crawl 2014 will be Saturday, October 18.

While we wish we could accommodate ALL requests to participate in Lit Crawl, due to the finite number of venues available, we cannot include every group each year. Indeed, while we value all our curating partners, we will give preference in 2014 to NEW curators, sponsors, and groups to give our audience a diverse literary experience. Those groups who have participated in the past may be asked to skip a year’s participation and to enjoy the Crawl as part of the audience. Please note we will not be able to consider organizations that did not submit before our April 30 deadline. 

NOTE: Litquake has a one-writer/one-reading policy for the duration of the festival, so writers who read at a Crawl venue cannot participate elsewhere during the festival. Please do not invite authors until getting the green light from a Lit Crawl producer.