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.


Bajema, Don
Ballard, Micah
Ballas, Shimon
Barsamian, David
Bataille, Georges
Baudelaire, Charles
Beaubrun, Mimerose
Ben Jelloun, Tahar
Bergelson, Dovid
Bernstein Sycamore, Mattilda
Berrigan, Anselm
Bilal, Wafaa
Blanco, Alberto
Boghosian, Heidi
Borde, Raymond
Bortolussi, Stefano
Bowles, Paul
Brecht, Bertolt
Breton, André
Brolaski, Julian Talamantez
Broughton, James
Brown, Rebecca
Buck, Marilyn
Bukowski, Charles
Burroughs, William S.
Buuck, David