2017 Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl


Join us for the 4th annual Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl
Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2:30 – 8:00 p.m.

An exploratory afternoon and evening of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry readings, as well as panel discussions, workshops, and a few fun surprises. All ages are welcome at a variety of family-friendly readings and activities throughout the day. All events are free. Some venues are 21+.

2:30 p.m. “Prologue” introduction at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno

3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Readings, panel discussions, and workshops on and around California Avenue

6:00 p.m. Keynote speaker Adam Johnson at the Nevada Museum of Art (reserve your free tickets at nevadaart.org

5:30 – 8:00 p.m. “Epilogue” party with book signings, food trucks, and musical performances, Sundance Books and Music  


Adam Johnson Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Orphan Master’s Son 

As well as over 50 local, regional, and national authors, poets, and artists: David Abel, Joan Atkinson, Leigh Bale, Alicia Barber, Casey Bell, Sean Bernard, Megan Berner, Todd Borg, Michael Branch, Gayle Brandeis, Angela Brommel, Mikalee Byerman, Caleb S. Cage, Virginia Castleman, Susan Chandler, Jamaa Cinque, Ruby Cole, Joe Crowley, Lacie Rae Cunningham, Carolyn Dufurrena, Becky Ellis, Terri Farley, Katherine Fusco, Jeanne Harrell, Grace Hayes, Lesley Hazleton, Michael Higdon, Kelbey Hilliard, Sarah Hulse, Tee Iseminger, Genevieve Kaplan, Ben Karl, Ann Keniston, Heather Lang, Cassandra Little, Mark Maynard, Laura Newman, Achy Obejas, Gailmarie Pahmeier, Heather Petty, Daniel Enrique Pérez, Kimberly Roberts, Suzanne Roberts, Vogue Robinson, Olivia Romo, June Saraceno, Hugh Shapiro, David Michael Slater, Angela Spires, Jared Stanley, Karen Terrey, Danilo Thomas, Gabriel Urza, and City of Reno Poet Laureate Lindsay Wilson.

Crawl Off the Page at the following venues: Arts for All Nevada at the Lake Mansion, The Loving Cup, Pignic Pub and Patio, Bibo Coffee Company on Sierra Street, Truckee Bagel Company, Home NV, Sundance Books and Music, Arte Italia, the Nevada Museum of Art, 1864 Tavern, Ceol Irish Pub, and Salon Platinum.

Bike valet will be provided by Reno Bike Project. 

Special thanks to: The Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute, the Core Humanities Program at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Washoe County Library System.

Maren Rush