2019 SunLit Festival

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KEEP ST. PETE LIT is proud to present the 5th Annual SunLit Festival! This popular springtime celebration at the intersection of literature and the arts celebrates and promotes the greater St. Petersburg’s literary community – past, present and future – through approachable and engaging arts, education and events with a literary twist. The Festival schedule includes 24 events throughout Tampa and St. Petersburg. Start and end times vary for each event. For more information, tickets and festival schedule visit https://sunlitfestival.org April 11-28, 2019

• Thursday, April 11 from 7-9pm: 5th Annual SunLit Festival Kickoff Party!
• Saturday, April 13 from 10am-12pm: Downtown Tour With a Literary Twist!
• Saturday, April 13 from 2-4pm: Ekphrastic Performance inspired by Quest: A Celebration of Glass at Florida Craft Art
• Saturday, April 13 at 7pm: Children’s Poetry Night Hike at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
• Sunday, April 14 from 1:30-4:3pm: Wordier’s 1K Walk and Write (or Read
• Monday, April 15 from 5:30-5pm: Author Talk with Paul Wilborn at the Mirror Lake Library
• Tuesday, April 16 from 7-10pm: Howl: A Night of Poetry and Music at Old Key West Bar and Grill
• Wednesday, April 17 from 7-9pm: Creative Loafing’s (F’n) Fiction Contest Award Ceremony at CL Space in Tampa
• Thursday, April 18 from 12-4pm: Poem in Your Pocket Day Art Installation at the ArtsXchange
• Thursday, April 18 from 6:30-8pm: Lector Social Club w/ Cigar City
• Thursday, April 18 at 7pm: Staged Reading of Art People at The [email protected]
• Friday, April 19 from 7-10pm: Porch Party: Gulfport Trolley
• Saturday, April 20 from 5:30-8:30pm (Private party at 7pm): Baked in the Florida Sun: A Benefit for Keep St. Pete Lit
• Monday, April 22 from 7-9pm: A Celebration of the Erotic at Venus
• Tuesday, April 23 from 7-9pm: Literary Trivia Night and Costume Contest
• Wednesday, April 24 at 7pm: The Long and Short of It: The Relevance of Dark Fiction & Horror
• Thursday, April 25 from 6:30-8pm: Literary Carousel at the Museum of Fine
• Friday, April 26, 5:00- 9:00pm; April 27, 10:00am-5:00pm; April 28, 11:00am-4:00pm: Antiquarian Book Fair at St. Petersburg’s Historic
• Friday, April 26 from 6-9pm: Poets & Lizards: A SunLit Celebration of New Southern
• Friday, April 26 at 7pm: “One In Ten” at the Sunshine Center Auditorium
• Saturday, April 27 from 12-2pm: KidsLit!: Poetry in the Gardens at the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
• Saturday, April 27 from 2-4pm: Writers, Authors, and Winners
• Saturday, April 27 from 3:30-5:30pm: Not Just Music: A Sonic Journey at the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
• Saturday, April 27 from 3:30-5:30pm: Rob Sanders Stonewall Book Performance and Reading at The [email protected]

  • April 11, 2019 - April 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 6:00 pm