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Welcome to Litquake, San Francisco’s literary festival, now in our 17th year. Festival dates are October 7-15, 2016. Events are all-ages unless noted otherwise. Book sales are offered when and where appropriate. Events without ticket reservations are first-come first served. Click the phone icon to the right below, to download our new mobile app version!

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Carolina de Robertis

Carolina De Robertis is the internationally bestselling author of the the novels The Gods of Tango, Perla, and The Invisible Mountain. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages. She is the recipient of a Stonewall Book Award, the Italian Rhegium Julii Prize, and a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, among other honors. She is also an award-winning translator of Latin American literature, a professor of creative writing at San Francisco State University, and co-producer of the documentary "Farías: an Afro Uruguayan Love Story." She lives in Oakland, California, with her wife and two children.