Litquake: Words Around the World @ Litquake, San Francisco [from 9 to 13 October]

Litquake: Words Around the World


725
9 - 13
October
19:00 - 20:45

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Litquake
57 Post St Ste 604, San Francisco, California 94104
This brand-new series of programs—from tributes to readings, discussions, and even a film screening—brings world-class authors and translators to the Litquake festival for an unparalleled five nights of world literature. Our aim is to broaden cultural understanding, and make these international voices more accessible to Bay Area readers and communities. Enrich your reading palette with this wide variety of writers and translated works from around the globe.

October 6-14 at various venues in San Francisco. Click each link for tickets and more info.

— In partnership with:
21st Amendment Brewery
Alamo Drafthouse
Borderlands Books
Broadside Wines
Center for the Art of Translation
City Lights Books
Doppelhouse Press
Consulate General of Brazil, San Francisco
Consulate General of France, San Francisco
Consulate General of Italy, San Francisco
Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Consulate General of Sweden, San Francisco
Dutch Culture USA
Dutch Fund for Literature
Goethe-Institut San Francisco
Irish Culture Bay Area
Italian Cultural Institute
San Francisco Public Library
Swedish American Hall
— Check out some of the events:

OCTOBER 6
7-10 pm, Cafe Du Nord, 2174 Market Street
Festival Opening Night: Litquake Turns 18!

OCTOBER 9
7-9 pm, Swedish American Hall, Odin Room
The Infinite Man: A Celebration of Pablo Neruda. With writer/translators Forrest Gander, William O’Daly, Jessica Powell, and Mark Eisner.
sched.co/BJwD

OCTOBER 10
7-9 pm, Swedish American Hall, Odin Room
A State of Mind: Contemporary Writing from Ireland. With poets Caroline Bracken, Stephen Connolly, and Stephen Sexton. Hosted by Renee Richardson and Irish Greg McQuaid, and live music from Eoin Harrington and South Centra.
sched.co/BJya

OCTOBER 10
6:30-7:30 pm, Latino Room, San Francisco Public Library
Fifty Years of One Hundred Years of Solitude: A Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez. With Achy Obejas, Scott Esposito, Stephen Kessler, and Ramón Saldívar.
sched.co/BJyc

OCTOBER 11
7-9 pm, Swedish American Hall, Odin Room
Some Stories Deserve to be True: International Nonfiction. With Mateo Hoke, Andrew Lam, Jaap Scholten, and moderator Ingrid Rojas Contreras.
sched.co/BlgH

OCTOBER 12
7-9 pm, Swedish American Hall, Odin Room
Brazilian Literature in Translation. With Elisa Wouk Almino, Brenda Hillman, Sebastião Edson Macedo, David Shook, Dr. Karen Sotelino, and live Brazilian music.
sched.co/BK1l

OCTOBER 13
6-8:30 pm, Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission
The European Refugee Crisis: Havarie and the Art of Slow Cinema. Screening, with Havarie director Philip Scheffner and adaptation author Merle Kröger.
sched.co/BK2B

OCTOBER 13
7-9 pm, Swedish American Hall, Odin Room
Longform Fiction from Europe. With Dominique Fabre, Nicola Lagioia, Nina Weijers, Karolina Ramqvist, and moderator John McMurtrie.
sched.co/BK2D

Find the full Litquake festival schedule here: litquake.org/2017-litquake-festival
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