Oakland Beast Lit Crawl July 2015. 2015- Oakland BEAST Crawl Literary Festival. Oakland, 2015. 35 venues, over 200 poets. Full Of Crow's reading was held at the Octopus Literary Salon in Oakland. Hosted by Paul Corman Roberts and Elynn Alexander, this curated reading was one in 35 in three legs of performances followed by an after party at Telegraph. Poets in Oakland for the weekend included: Missy Church, Patty Cronin, Allie Marini, Jennifer Blowdryer, Nicholas Karavatos, Sharon Coleman, Kwan Booth, Maisha Johnson, JK Fowler, Lee Foust, Rob Pierce, John Panzer, Andrew Thomas, Joel Landmine, Joe Clifford, Matthew DeCoster, William Taylor Jr. Chansonette Buck, sooo many more...so many more.