Denver, Colo., August 5, 2016 – Lit Crawl Denver, a project of the Litquake Foundation, will hold its first annual literary festival during the Tennyson Street First Friday Celebration on September 2.

Join more than 30 Denver-area writers for a wild night of literary debauchery organized by At The Inkwell, BookBar, Colorado Humanities, FBomb, Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Mile-High MFA (Regis University) and Tethered by Letters. This event is free and open to the public.

Various venues along Tennyson Street, W. 42nd-46th Ave, will host Denver’s literary luminaries including Nancy Stohlman, Kathy Fish, Michael J. Henry, Khadijah Queen, Lisa Birman and Jovan Mays. The readings will unfold along Tennyson St as the evening progresses. Audiences are encouraged to “crawl” from venue to venue from 6-9 p.m. View the complete lineup and schedule here. Invite friends via our Facebook event.

Celebrate the evening, 9-11 p.m., at The Oriental Theater for the after-party, 2nd Annual Fu*%ing Fabulous Fiction Fest presented by BookBar and High Fiction. Entertainment will include adult drinking spelling bee, burlesque, circus acts, authors doing strange things and High Fiction Band. Tickets are $12 at the door. This is an adult-only event.

Books will be available for sale at both BookBar and The Oriental Theater.

Finally, each venue will collect non-perishable food and cash donations for Bienvenidos Food Bank, which is celebrating 40 years of service in September.

Lit Crawl Denver joins affiliated Lit Crawls in Austin, Brooklyn, Chicago, Helsinki, Iowa City, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, and London and Cheltenham in the UK.

Contact: Monique Antonette Lewis,

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Event date: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm