LitCrawl New York - October 21, 2105

October 16, 2015

PEN launches the return of Lit Crawl NYC ( with a carnival-esque cabaret of bookish delights!

One venue, multiple events, featuring such perennial favorites as Literary Pictionary and Nerd Jeopardy. The night will also include a raffle to win ticket(s) to Electric Literature’s Genre Ball, Tarot card readings by Restless Books and One Story, face painting, a mobile photo booth by Sarabande Books, an exquisite corpse contest by H.I.P. Lit, flash portraits by Last Night’s Reading artist Kate Gavino, and live music from the Farrar, Strauss & Giroux band The Savage Detectives.

Hosted by Buzzfeed’s Isaac Fitzgerald and author and graphic storyteller Mira Jacob, Lit Crawl NYC will invite guests to compete in brain games rotating between main stage presentations and pop-up stations located throughout Housing Works Bookstore Café.

Complimentary drinks provided by PEN American Center.

Hyphen editor Karissa Chen will be helping to host Literary Pictionary!

Full event details here


Mia Nakano

Mia Nakano
LGBTQ Editor + Founder

Mia Nakano is a freelance photographer, videographer, and web designer based out of Oakland, CA. She is the founding photo-editor of Hyphen. Her work has been seen in dozens of media outlets including Colorlines, the Kathmandu Post, and Democracy Now!. Nakano has contributed to organizations such as the Smithsonian,, and the de Young Museum.