Our Authors

Over the years, City Lights has had the honor of publishing some of the world's best known writers and thinkers. We've also been proud to introduce an exciting range of new voices and views. Search below for biographical information on City Lights authors, and a list of their works available from our site.


Abrahamian, Ervand
Abu-Jamal, Mumia
Adnan, Etel
Alberti, Rafael
Alcalay, Ammiel
Alexander, Will
Amat, Nuria
Antoon, Sinan
Aridjis, Homero
Artaud, Antonin