To help celebrate 20 years of Litquake, some of our favorite Bay Area authors read from THEIR favorite California writers! Kick off the festival with this raucous night of readings. Featuring Charlie Jane Anders, Natalie Baszile, Elaine Castillo, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Daniel Handler, Adam Johnson, Chang-rae Lee, Ishmael Reed and Tobias Wolff, presenting from the works of writers who inspired them -- from Dashiell Hammett to Theresa Cha and Daniel Alarcón. Special appearance by Karl the Fog. Hosted by Isaac Fitzgerald, with live music from the Patrick Wolff Quartet.