May 22, 2021
Co-presented with MOAD. From The Guardian’s Georgina Lawton, a
moving examination of how racial identity is constructed—through
the author’s own journey grappling with secrets and stereotypes,
having been raised by white parents with no explanation as to why
she looked black.
Raised in sleepy English suburbia,...
Mar 23, 2021
This event is now available to watch on our YouTube page, along
with the rest of our 2020 festival programming.
Co-presented by City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
“This notable achievement...is a harrowing account of how Sneed transforms violence and pain into an artist's life." —Claudia Rankine, author...
Mar 10, 2021
Co-presented by The
Ruby and Left Margin
The best short stories evoke a whole world in a small space. But how do they get written? Join Litquake as we hear five writers (and readers) of short stories discuss their different approaches to writing the form. They'll discuss their own methods, philosophies, and...
Feb 9, 2021
This event is now available to watch on our YouTube page, along with the
rest of our 2020 festival programming.
“Melchor’s English-language debut is a furious vortex of voices that swirl around a murder in a provincial Mexican town. Forceful, frenzied, violent, and uncompromising, Melchor’s depiction of a town...
Jan 26, 2021