City Lights Readings and Events

The City Lights events calendar will begin again in September 2016. We are taking a break in July and August. Visit our calendar again in a few weeks to see Fall events posts. 

 

Our weekly reading series at the bookstore features new authors from across the publishing world. Across the nation, our authors are constantly on tour. Below are short listings for both events at the store, and authors on the road. For more information, click onto the event title.

Live From City LightsCheck out our new podcast series, "Live From City Lights"-- broadcasting events, interviews, and reviews from City Lights Books & Publishers.

 

City Lights Authors on the Road

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The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir
Susan Daitch

Monday, July 25th, 7pm
New York, NY: McNally Jackson

Friday, July 29th, 7PM
Brooklyn, NY: Book Court


Dated Emcees
Chinaka Hodge

Thursday, August 4th, 7:30 pm
Portland, OR: Powell's Books on Hawthorne

Tuesday, August 9th, 7:00 pm
Elliott Bay Book Company


Notes on the Assemblage
Juan Felipe Herrera

Sunday, August 7th, 7:15PM
Farmington, CT: Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, Hill-Stad Museum


Shock Treatment
Karen Finley

Tuesday, September 6th, 7PM
Provincetown, MA: Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Thursday, September 8th, 7PM
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Bookstore


The Gilda Stories
Jewelle Gomez

Sunday, October 30th, 3pm
San Francisco, CA: Borderlands Books


       

Readings at the Bookstore

City Lights Events Calendar On Hiatus Until Fall
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

The City Lights events calendar will begin again in September 2016. We are taking a break in July and August. Visit our calendar again in a few weeks to see Fall events posts. 



Lost Profiles
Philippe Soupault

Lost Profiles: A Parisian Dada Salon
San Francisco, CA: Mechanics' Institute Library
Wednesday, November 9th, 6:00PM

Release Party for Lost Profiles: Memoirs of Cubism, Dada, and Surrealism, by Philippe Soupault, published by City Lights Books. With editor Garett Caples, translator and poet Alan Bernheimer a



Dadaglobe Reconstructed
Tristan Tzara

Dada World Fair 2016
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, November 1 through Saturday, November 12, 2016

A 100th anniversary celebration of DADA

with film screenings, installations, lectures, roundtables, and performances