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Friday, October 13 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
SOLD OUT! She Persisted: Readings by Women Who Refuse to Sit Down

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SOLD OUT!  An evening of straight-up readings from fabulous women who have no trouble speaking their minds—sometimes at top volume. This rich array of authors will bring the humor, the anger and the pathos to the podium. Fasten your seat belts. Book sales and signings to follow. $10 adv / $15 door

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avatar for Carina Chocano

Carina Chocano

Carina Chocano is an L.A.-based journalist and author of You Play the Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, & Other Mixed Messages. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, New York, Vogue, Elle, Rolling Stone, and many others. A former staff film and TV critic at the Los Angeles Times, she has also worked as a TV and book critic at Entertainment Weekly and a staff writer at Salon. Raves Jill Soloway, "If information is power, You Play the Girl is a... Read More →
avatar for Amy Dresner

Amy Dresner

Amy Dresner is a former professional stand-up comic, having appeared at The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, and The Improv. She is also a former addict, turning her 20-year battle with substance abuse into My Fair Junkie: A Memoir of Getting Dirty and Staying Clean, which Margaret Cho has called "a sickening masterpiece: hilarious and... Read More →
avatar for Lynn Freed

Lynn Freed

Born in South Africa, Lynn Freed is the author of ten books: novels, short fiction and nonfiction. She has two new releases: the novel The Last Laugh, and a book of travel essays, The Romance of Elsewhere. Her work has appeared in Harper's Magazine, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic, among other places. Her honors include the Katherine Anne Porter Award in fiction, two PEN/O. Henry awards, and a Guggenheim fellowship. Anne Lamott calls Freed... Read More →
avatar for Jane Ganahl

Jane Ganahl

Jane Ganahl is a journalist, columnist, author, anthology editor, and the co-founder of Litquake. She is working on a children’s book that will highlight her animal rescue work.
avatar for Janine Kovac

Janine Kovac

Talent Wrangler, Litquake
Janine Kovac is the author of Spinning: Choreography for Coming Home, a memoir about the death of a career but the birth of miracle twins. A former ballet dancer and software engineer, she is a founding member of the writing group Write on Mamas and a contributing editor of the a... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth Podolinsky

Elizabeth Podolinsky

Elizabeth Podolinsky is the author of the humorous memoir Pretending to Pray In French, about the time she fled to France after a bad breakup, seeking love or at least a good time in the City of Lights. What could go wrong? Podolinsky’s essays on travel, food and health have been... Read More →
avatar for Carolina De Robertis

Carolina De Robertis

Carolina De Robertis is a journalist, novelist and activist. She edited the recent anthology Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times. She is the author of The Gods of Tango, as well as two previous novels, Perla, and The Invisible Mountain (chosen as a 2009 B... Read More →



Friday October 13, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
American Bookbinders Museum 355 Clementina St, San Francisco, CA 94107

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