The Den furniture store made a very nice place to hear some girly advice from Chronicle Books writers if you got there early enough to snag a seat. The beatific smile on a man seated on a plush couch facing the street practically taunted the standing crowd clogging the doorway.The composition of audiences across Lit Crawl,Michael Kors backpack of course, reflected the themes of the events. The science-fiction reading at Borderlands was extremely quiet, as the polite crowd skewed older and paler, while younger people packed into Amnesia bar to hear music writers like Erik Davis speak on Led Zeppelin and Christian turntablism.Seeing as the literary scene in San Francisco is fairly intertwined, there were a few writers who were booked more than once on Lit Crawl.
Stephen Elliot said he was supposed to speak three times, but he had to scale it back to two:Michael Kors backpack introducing the youth writing at 826 Valencia and reading from his own work at the MacAdam/Cage publishing house event with Michelle Tea, another writer who has been a Litquake staple. Charlie Anders, publisher of Other magazine was spotted at Adobe Books, then heard at the Latin American Club. Organizers, such as Edinburgh Castle’s Alan Black predictably drifted through the venues.
An informal survey showed that the two most highly anticipated events occurred near the end of the crawl:Michael Kors backpack parental-themed reading (“They Make You, They Mold You, They Mess You Up”) by famed San Francisco writers’ collective the Grotto at 12 Galaxies and the MacAdam/Cage affair at the Make-Out Room.Bucky Sinister from Last Gasp publishing, who was reading at Revolution Cafe, mentioned that he had heard buzz about Stephen Beachy, reading next door at the Latin American Club, who had just published a piece in New York magazine alleging writer JT LeRoy was a hoax. Although one man in a messy blond wig and white shiny jacket did announce he was “pulling a JT,” the reclusive LeRoy was not spotted.Tags: Michael Kors backpack