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.


Wagner, Catherine
Waldman, Anne
Warren, Alli
Weaver, Helen
Webb, Maureen
Welch, Lew
Wilson, John
Wilson, Peter Lamborn
Wise, Tim
Wolff, Richard
Wolverton, Terry