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Literature Hits The Streets when Lit Crawl L.A. returns to the NoHo Arts District on Wednesday, October 25, 2017!


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The 5th Annual Lit Crawl L.A. returns Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to the NoHo Arts District! Restaurants, bars, galleries, theaters and other hip NoHo venues will host a wild evening of innovative presentations with literary samplings from the best that Greater Los Angeles has to offer. Lit Crawl L.A. is the Southland’s second largest literary festival and a Los Angeles citywide event. 2017 promises to be another magical, vibrant night for all!.

Lit Crawl L.A. only accepts submissions from literary organizations, writing groups, reading series and publications.

Our criteria:

  • Are your writers free on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 6:00-10:00?
  • Is your organization local or in some way connected to Los Angeles?
  • Can your organization curate at least four writers/literary performers who will engage a live, rowdy audience of literary lovers?
  • Is your organization and the writers in your presentation ready to jump into a fun, loud, guerilla-style street event?
  • Does your organization represent the diverse and vibrant energy of the Los Angeles literary scene?
  • If you’ve presented at Lit Crawl L.A. in years 1-4, can your organization present something fresh and different this year?
  • Is your organization ready to jump into a fun, loud, guerilla-style street event?

More details:

  • Lit Crawl L.A. presenters slots are limited to 45 minutes of presentation.
  • Lit Crawl L.A. presentations are on the short side (6-8 minutes per author).
  • Lit Crawl L.A. is unable to feature individual writers, book sales and signings.
  • All writers’ photos and bios will be listed in our online schedule.
  • Presenting organizations must promote Lit Crawl L.A. to their mailing list and social media groups, with clear identification of Lit Crawl L.A. as the event.
  • All submissions will receive an automatic reply, as well as another response by the end of June.




Lit Crawl LA: NoHo 2014 (Photo by Rosalind Helfand)

Lit Crawl L.A. 2014 (Photo by Rosalind Helfand)