City Lights Authors on the Road

Check here to find out where our authors are touring. This page is updated regularly, so keep us bookmarked to find out if there'll be a reading somewhere near you!

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Notes on the Assemblage
Juan Felipe Herrera
Saturday, September 3rd, time TBD
McAllen, TX: Festival International de Poesia Latinoamericana

Wednesday, September 7th, 7:00PM
Redding, CA: Shasta College, Shasta College Theatre

Sunday, September 13th, 3:00PM
Turlock, CA: The Carnegie Arts Center

Friday, September 23rd, 6:30PM
Atlanta, GA: Emory University, Woodruff Health Sciences Center Auditorium and Plaza

Wednesday, October 5th, 7:00PM
Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame, Debartolo Performing Arts Center

Thursday, December 1st, 12:10PM
Berkeley, CA: Morrison Library in Doe Library, UC Berkeley Campus

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Shock Treatment
Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Karen Finley
Tuesday, September 6th, 7PM
Provincetown, MA: Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Thursday, September 8th, 7PM
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Bookstore

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Dated Emcees
Chinaka Hodge
Wednesday, September 7th, 7:30PM
Chicago, IL: Women & Children First

Thursday, September 8th, 7:30PM
Chicago, IL: Seminary Co-Op Bookstore

Saturday, September 10th, 7:00PM
San Francisco, CA: JCCSF

Thursday, September 29th, time TBD
Berkeley, CA: Berkeley High School

Friday, October 14th, 8:00PM
San Francisco, CA: Doc's Lab

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Breaking Through Power
It's Easier Than We Think
Ralph Nader
Sunday, September 18th, 2pm
Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Book Festival

Monday, September 19th, 7pm
New York, NY: Barnes and Noble, Union Square

Saturday, October 1, 1pm
Washington, DC: Politics & Prose

Monday, October 17th, 7:30pm
Berkeley, CA: KPFA Radio & Project Censored presents Ralph Nader: Breaking Through Power: It's Easier Than We Think

Tuesday, October 18th, 7pm!!!
at City Lights Bookstore

celebrating the release of

Breaking Through Power: It's Easier Than We Think

published by City Lights Books

Tuesday, October 18th, 3pm
Pleasant Hill, CA: Diablo Valley College

Wednesday, October 19th, afternoon time TBD
Corte Madera, CA: Book Passage

Thursday, October 20th, 7:00pm
Palo Alto, CA: Commonwealth Club, Silicon Valley

Thursday, October 20th, afternoon time TBA
Santa Cruz, CA: Bookshop Santa Cruz

Friday, October 21st, 7:30pm
Seattle, WA: Town Hall Seattle

Saturday, October 22nd, 12:00
Portland, OR: Powell's City of Books

Wednesday, November 16th, time TBD
Ontario, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University

Friday, November 18th, time TBD
Washington, DC: National Press Club Annual Book Fair

Sunday, September 18th, Panels at 10am & 2pm
Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Book Fest

Friday, November 19th & Saturday, November 20th
Miami, FL: Miami Book Fest

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Incidents of Travel in Poetry
New and Selected Poems
Frank Lima, Garrett Caples, Julien Poirier
Friday, September 30th, 7:00PM
San Francisco, CA: Folio Books


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Save Twilight: Selected Poems
Pocket Poets Number 53
Julio Cortázar
Wednesday, October 12th, 7:30PM
San Francisco, CA: Green Apple Books on the Park

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The Gilda Stories
Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Jewelle Gomez
Sunday, October 30th, 3pm
San Francisco, CA: Borderlands Books

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Lost Profiles
Memoirs of Cubism, Dada, and Surrealism
Philippe Soupault
Tuesday, November 15th, 7:00PM
Oakland, CA: Diesel, a Bookstore

Sunday, November 20th, 4:00PM
Los Angeles, CA: Artbook @ Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

Monday, November 21st, time TBD
Los Angeles, CA: Book Soup

  devorah major
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

celebrating the release of her new book of poetry

and then we became

published by City Lights Books

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Mephistos and Other Poems
Michael McClure
Michael McClure
City Lights
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

celebrating the release of his new collection of poetry

Mephistos and Other Poems

published by City Lights!

Tuesday, December 6th, 7:30 pm
Berkeley, CA: Moe's Books

Sunday, February 5th at 3:00 pm
Oakland, CA: Diesel Books

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and then we became
devorah major
Thursday, April 6th, 12:10PM
Berkeley, CA: Morrison Library in Doe Library, UC Berkeley Campus