At the 2017 Lit Crawl, which took place at the time of the North Bay fires, Erika Mailman brought Lizzie Borden back to life. Rob Davidson read fictions inspired by Tom Patton photos and "Borges y Yo." Rebecca Winterer looked at Australia in the 1950 and being faced with a mob of horny buggers. Makram Abu-Shakra remembered a voice heard in a post-dream state. Rajshree Chauhan investigated black eyes and the male gaze. Ransom Stephens couldn't make it because he was helping fire evacuees.