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.


Laâbi, Abdellatif
Lacarriere, Jacques
Lally , Michael
Lamantia, Philip
Le Brun, Annie
Liebegott, Ali
Lisick, Beth
Lusane, Clarence
Lydersen, Kari