Forthcoming Books from City Lights Publishers!

Here's a list of what we're working on now, and what we're planning for the immediate future. Take a look, tell your friends and sign up to receive an email alert to let you know as soon as they become available. When you place your order, you'll receive a 30% web-only discount.


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Build Bridges, Not Walls
A Journey to a World Without Borders
Todd Miller
Available for pre-order. In personal stories from twenty years of activism and reporting, an award-winning journalist calls on readers to imagine a world without borders.
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Eat the Mouth That Feeds You
Carribean Fragoza
Available for pre-order. Carribean Fragoza's debut collection of stories reside in the domestic surreal, featuring an unusual gathering of Latinx and Chicanx voices from both sides of the U.S./Mexico border, and universes beyond.
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ELADATL
A History of the East Los Angeles Dirigible Air Transport Lines
Sesshu Foster, Arturo Ernesto Romo
Available for pre-order. A breathtaking free fall into the long-buried (and fictional) history of a utopian era in American lighter-than-air travel, as told by its death-defying, aero-acrobatic heroes.
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Mule Kick Blues
And Last Poems
Michael McClure, Garrett Caples
Available for pre-order. The final book of poems from a Beat Generation legend, Mule Kick Blues finds McClure restlessly innovating until the end.