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A Whole Lotta Lit to Hit
Texas Book Festival's 2015 Lit Crawl is as huge as the state
"...confessing their worst failures. Writers facing off in a Literary Death Match. Cocktails and coloring books. When one night..."

Oct. 14, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Crawl With the Authors of Your Favorite Books
The Texas Book Festival's Lit Crawl gets weird & boozy with 'em
"...because it started in San Francisco, it was called Litquake – and known as "literary mayhem at its finest."..."

Oct. 22, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The First Austin Bookstore Crawl
This combo self-guided tour and scavenger hunt gives readers a new reason to seek out local lit sellers
"...You wouldn't expect Austin's first bookstore crawl – a literary spin on the social pilgrimages usually..."

April 28, 2017 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Summer Fun: Cold, Dark Holes to Crawl Into
Escape the Texas sun in these underground getaways
"...for our collective sins. Our only respite is to crawl deep into the bosom of Mother Earth, away from..."

May 20, 2017 Chronolog Post by Tucker Whatley

Lit-urday: Quantum Ops and Sentient Ink
Meanwhile, deep in the vat-grown heart of a dystopian NYC
"...up with a good book – let's call it Lit-urday. Maybe the thing to make you feel better about..."

June 28, 2014 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Crawl No. 3
East Side Show Room, Cheer Up's, Papi Tino's, Hotel Vegas, the Volstead, Gypsy Lounge, the Grackle, St. Roch's Bar
"...if well executed. Our first visit to its dimly lit interior provided slow service despite a small number of..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

A Drinker's Guide to Literary Austin
Local authors dish on their favorite bars for reading and writing
"...This Saturday, October 27 is the annual Lit Crawl Austin, a literary pub crawl co-hosted by Texas..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Thinking Outside the Box With Books
Lit Crawl comes to Austin
"...the featured speakers at the Texas Book Festival's annual glitzed-out literary gala. Today we've got the dirt on a..."

Aug. 4, 2011 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Sehr Flash: Fiction Becomes Music
Austin composer Russell Podgorsek teams with lit journal NANO Fiction to create short short stories with original scores
"...set the atmosphere, to enhance the mood of whatever literary world you're diving into? Can a musical score complement..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas Book Festival’s Literary Libations Events Start This Week
Cocktails and books go together like poetry and pickle backs
"...Booze and literature are well-established as bedfellows powerful enough to form their..."

Aug. 6, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Recommended at Texas Book Festival
Capsule reviews and panel info
"...a stitch in time might save? – Wayne Alan Brenner Lit Crawl Austin..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Books Feature

Eating the Fudge
Queering the family with Queer Rock Love author Paige Schilt
" or be harmful to minors. “Then the marriage equality movement comes along and insists that we just need..."

Nov. 5, 2016 Arts Post by Mary Cantrell

Into the 'Wild' and Back
Cheryl Strayed is having a hell of a year
"...times we think about people who write about big political things," Strayed says. "But I also believe that we..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Books Feature by Jessi Cape

Power to the Pen
Paging through the Texas Book Festival
"...debuts a new Saturday night block of programming called Lit Crawl, situated at various locales (many of them very..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Texas Book Festival Panel Picks
Can't-miss events at this weekend's festival
"...• Lit Crawl Austin The lineup includes Jonathan Lethem, Lemony Snicket,..."

Oct. 23, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Gay Place
May Day! May Day! May Day! It's May, gays!
"...yeah, the Go-Go's) are among the readers of this Lit Crawl send-up of your fave music-related authors (i.e., Liberace,..."

April 25, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

SXSW Live Shot: Boogarins
Brazilians kick out the jams
"...the last being a Brazilian band showcase in the fire-lit backyard of Rainey Street bar Icenhauer’s...."

March 13, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Writing's Not on the Wall Yet
Austin's print culture gets a boost from a new batch of indie presses and literary magazines
" the corners. The ink is rubbing off a little on your fingers, and on your nose too, if..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen
A peak behind Leonard Cohen's mystique
"...Cohen's journey from rising star on his native Canadian literary scene to the mushrooming of "Hallelujah" in popular culture..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Making Rumours: The Inside Story of the Classic Fleetwood Mac Album
Sitting at the recording consul during the drama and drugs
"...Ken Caillat takes part in TBF's Lit Crawl. His "And Rock & Roll" panel discussion weighs..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Ryan Adams: Losering, a Story of Whiskeytown
Inside Ryan Adams' seminal group Whiskeytown
"...David Menconi takes part in TBF's Lit Crawl. His "And Rock & Roll" panel discussion weighs..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Author! Author!
The Texas Book Festival brings 250 writers to the same place
"...activities continue into the evening hours with Saturday night's Lit Crawl Austin, situated at various venues on and around..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

A Little Night Magic
Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus
"...Lit Crawl: Five Things..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Visible Man
TBF capsule reviews: 'The Visible Man'
"...Lit Crawl: Saturday, Oct. 22, 8-8:45pm, Scoot Inn (1308 E...."

Oct. 21, 2011 Books Feature by Audra Schroeder

When She Woke
TBF capsule reviews: 'When She Woke'
"...Classics: Saturday, Oct. 22, 10-11am, Capitol Extension Rm. E2.036; Lit Crawl: Five Things: Saturday, Oct. 22, 8-8:45pm, Cheer Up..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Books Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Letters @ 3AM
Walking nervous breakdowns are so "normal" they're barely noticed
"...years ago) I minded a lot. I noticed the little broadcast booth was dark, and there were coffee stains..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

Saturday Picks and Sleepers
Saturday night SXSW blurbs
"...decade with a blend of Oi! and late-era Stiff Little Fingers, they perform for the first time in the..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

Gay Place
'Tis the season to be prideful
"...speakers include Chola Magnolia, Awais Azhar of the LGBTQ Quality of Life Commission, sex workers' rights activist Rainny Daze,..."

June 1, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
Is it hot in here or is it us?
"...Prom A promlike party complete with DJ GirlFriend, a Glitteration Station, yer fave drag stars, plus a traveling photo..."

June 8, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Food & Drink
"...knows their customers, Banzai is the ideal site for quality food (their miso soup is Austin's best) without sacrificing..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

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