Clayton, Packer, Sussman -- Springsteen -- Baseball and Books -- Poetic Tuesday -- Contest Winners

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August 4, 2015 | San Francisco's Literary Festival


 

Meg Waite Clayton, Ann Packer, and Ellen Sussman this Sunday!


The summer is drawing to a close, but Litquake is just gearing up. Don't miss this weekend's Peninsula Pastries and Prose, an an intimate author tea featuring three of our favorite New York Times bestselling novelists as they discuss their latest releases at a gorgeous Palo Alto home. Sip a bellini (or tea) with Meg Waite Clayton (The Race for Paris), Ann Packer (The Children's Crusade), and Ellen Sussman (A Wedding in Provence). Book sales and signing to follow. Proceeds will benefit Litquake 2015. Attendance limited to only a few lucky guests, so reserve your seat today! Sunday, August 9, 2 pm, (address will be sent to ticket buyers), $50.


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Ben Fong-Torres, Beth Lisick, Alejandro Murguia, and Now Daphne Gottlieb!


Born to Read: Celebrating the Lyrics of Springsteen is a star-studded line up featuring music journalist and author Ben Fong-Torres, award-winning author Daphne Gottlieb, musician Tom Heyman, author and performer Beth Lisick, San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia, San Francisco Chronicle pop music critic Joel Selvin, and music biographer and musician Sylvie Simmons. This special night, a partnership with The Contemporary Jewish Museum, will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's album Born to Run. If you're itching for some wine and front row seats, snag a special VIP ticket which includes reserved seating and a pre-show wine and appetizer reception. Get your regular ticket or VIP ticket before they sell out! Thursday, August 20, 6:30 pm (VIP reception at 5:30), The Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., $10-$35.


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August's Poetic Tuesday


If you haven't been to Poetic Tuesday, a monthly collaboration between Litquake and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, you've been missing a free hour of Bay Area's best poets with some foot-stomping tunes. On August 11, stop by to hear poets Erik Noonan, Indira Allegra, José Luis Gutiérrez, and Emily Wolahan, and musical guest Ellisa Sun. Tuesday, August 11, 12:30, Jessie Square, free.


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The Boys (and Books) of Summer!


Whether you're a fan of baseball, books, or beer, you don't want to skip this month's Epicenter, The Boys (and Books) of Summer. The amazing lineup of readers will share their love of America's national pastime. Featuring bestselling author and producer Robert Mailer Anderson (Boonville), comedian and cartoonist/illustrator Michael Capozzola, sports columnist and poet Steve Hermanos (Floating Giants! The 2014 Championship Season: Baseball Poems Vol. III), journalist and bestselling author Steve Kettmann (Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets), ESPN the Magazine writer and author Molly Knight, sportswriter and co-host of KNBR's "Murph and Mac" Brian Murphy (Championship Blood: The 2014 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants), award-winning journalist Joan Ryan (Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty), and bestselling author and Salon founder David Talbot (Season of the Witch). Beer and peanuts will be served. Grab your seat today. Monday, August 24, 6:30 pm, Sports Basement, 1590 Bryant St. Free with donations gratefully accepted at the door.


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Winners of Litquake's First-Ever Writing Contest


Receiving over 100 entries for our first writing contest, we were overwhelmed by the submitters' imagination, craft, and originality, and we are thrilled to announce the following winners. In the poetry category, first prize was awarded to Ruth Madievsky ("Transfiguration"), second prize was presented to Emily Rose Cole ("All I Wanted"), and third prize was given to Maw Shein Win ("Home"). For Fiction, Vanessa Hua ("Swim Lessons") won first place, Gina Mulligan ("Sub Night") was awarded second place, and Kathryn Reeve ("Luis Augustine") and Maria Theresa Allocco ("Chameleon") tied for third place. In the essay category, first prize was awarded to Kathryn Petruccelli ("How to Read This Essay"), second place went to Alyssa Oursler ("Mixed Emojis"), and third place was presented to Erin Rose Belair ("On A Night Alone"). Congrats to all of our winners, and be sure to listen to the first and second prize winners read at Lit Crawl San Francisco on Saturday, October 17!


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Creative Writing at UC Berkeley Extension


Explore and develop your creative writing skills at UC Berkeley Extension. Immerse yourself in poetry, short fiction, novel writing, or creative nonfiction, as you learn from published writers who provide encouragement, direction, and constructive feedback on your work. Start your creative journey with a one-day seminar or a 10-week course. Online, evening, and weekend courses fit your busy schedule. Start with Screenwriting: The Art of Visual Storytelling (Sept. 21--Nov. 23 in Berkeley), Developing the Novel (Sept. 28--Dec. 7 in San Francisco), Advanced Fiction Writing (Sept. 29--Dec. 1 in San Francisco), Flash Fiction: The Power of the Short Form (Oct. 1--Nov. 21 in Berkeley), or the free Berkeley Reads! (Sept. 24 and Oct. 22 in Berkeley).


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Litquake is made possible in part due to the support of the following sponsors: The Miner Anderson Family Foundation, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco Grants for the Arts, Zellerbach Family Foundation, Craig Connects, Bernard Osher Foundation, Black Balloon Publishing, California Institute of Integral Studies, Chronicle Books, HarperOne, The Rex Foundation, City National Bank, Fleishhacker Foundation, Stanford Continuing Studies, The UC Berkeley Extension Writing Program, SF Travel, The Book Club of California, The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, The Museum of African Diaspora, News from Native California, and Native Arts and Cultures Foundation. Media Sponsors: 7x7 magazine, KQED, KALW 91.7, The Bold Italic and Johnny Funcheap. Media Partners: BARtab, Stitcher


About Litquake

Litquake, San Francisco's annual literary festival, was founded by Bay Area writers in order to put on a week-long literary spectacle for book lovers, complete with cutting-edge panels, unique cross-media events, and hundreds of readings. Since its founding in 1999, the festival has presented more than 6,300 author appearances for an audience of over 132,000 in its lively and inclusive celebration of San Francisco's thriving contemporary literary scene. Litquake seeks to foster interest in literature, 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. 2015 Dates: 10/9-17. www.litquake.org


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