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.


Saadawi, Nawal El
Sawyer-Laucanno, Christopher
Schuhl, Jean-Jacques
Segade, Gustavo
Serge, Victor
Sheehan, Cindy
Shelach, Oz
Shepard, Sam
Shurin, Aaron
Sigo, Cedar
Sikelianos, Eleni
Sossi, Ron
Spahr, Juliana
Stromme, Elizabeth
Swartz, Mark
Szymczak, Kayana