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.


Campana, Dino
Cassady, Neal
Cernuda, Luis
Chagoya, Enrique
Chaumeton, Etienne
Chin, Sara
Chomsky, Noam
Choy, Philip P.
Churchill, Ward
Cliff, Michelle
Cohen, Jonathan
Cole, Norma
Condon, Frank
Conners, Peter
Cooder, Ry
Corso, Gregory
Cuadros, Gil