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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Lunch Poems
50th Anniversary Edition
Frank O'Hara
Thursday, October 2nd, 12:10 pm
Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley

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Thousand Times Broken
Three Books
Henri Michaux
Thursday, October 2, 8:00PM
Hadley, MA: Flying Object

Monday, October 6, 6:00PM
Philadelphia, PA: The Kelly Writers House

Wednesday, October 8th, 7:00PM
Oberlin, OH: Oberlin College

Friday, October 10, 7:00 PM
New York, NY: Poets House

Saturday, October 11th, 7:00 PM
Brooklyn, NY: Berl's Poetry Shop

Wednesday, October 15th, time TBA
San Francisco, CA: Make Out Room

Tuesday, November 11, 7:00PM
Iowa City, IA: Prairie Lights Bookstore

Wednesday, November 12, 7:00PM
Milwaukee, WI: Woodland Pattern Book Center

November 13-15th, time TBA
Milwaukee, WI: Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Thursday, November 20th, 7:00 PM
Minneapolis, MN: Walker Art Center

Thursday, December 4, 12:10PM
Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley - Morrison Library in Doe Library

Friday, December 5, 7:00 PM
San Francisco, CA: CCA

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Haiti Glass
Lenelle Moïse
Saturday, October 4: 7:30PM
Wellfleet, MA: Wellfleet Preservation Hall

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The Poetry Deal
San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 5
Diane di Prima
Tuesday, October 7th, 6:30 pm
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Public Library Main Branch

Sunday, October 19th, 2:00-4:00pm
San Francisco, CA: Bird & Beckett

Sunday, November 2nd, 3:00pm
Oakland, CA: Diesel Book

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A Corner of the World
Mylene Fernández-Pintado
Tuesday, October 7th, 6:30 pm
Oakland, CA: Oakland Public Library - Cesar Chavez Branch

Book Party for Mylene Fernández-Pintado
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Ave, San Francisco
Wednesday, October 8. 2014, 7:00 P.M.

celebrating the release of

A Corner of the World

Translated by Dick Cluster

Published by City Lights Publishers

Thursday, October 9, 12:00PM
Davis, CA: University of California, Davis

Friday, October 10, 7:00PM
Berkeley, CA: La Peña Cultural Center

Saturday, October 11, 4:00PM
Corte Madera, CA: Book Passage

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Man Alive
A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man
Thomas Page McBee
Book Party for Thomas Page McBee
City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco
Thursday, October 9th, 2014, 7:00pm


Celebrating the release of 

Man Alive by Thomas Page McBee

The latest memoir in the City Lights/Sister Spit series, edited by Michelle Tea.

Saturday, October 11th, 5:00PM
Los Angeles, CA: Skylight Books

Tuesday, October 14th, 6:00pm
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Public Library Main Branch

Saturday, October 18, 7:00pm
San Francisco, CA: The Lexington Club

Saturday, October 18, 8:15pm
San Francisco, CA: Make Out Room

Monday, October 27th, 7:00PM
Brookline, MA: Brookline Booksmith

Wednesday, October 29th, time TBA
New York City, NY: The Strand

Thursday, November 13th, 7:00pm
Brooklyn, NY: WORD Bookstore

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Dia Felix
Sunday, October 19th, 7:00PM
New York, NY: KGB Bar

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The Tranquilized Tongue
City Lights Spotlight No. 11
Eric Baus
Thursday, October 23, 8:00 PM
Atlanta, GA: Emory University

Friday, October 24, 8:00 PM
Raleigh, NC: So & So Bookstore

Saturday, October 25, 8:00 PM
Philadelphia, PA: Chapterhouse Cafe

Saturday and Sunday, October 25th & 26th, 2014
Austin TX: Texas Book Festival

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Border Patrol Nation
Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security
Todd Miller
Monday, November 3rd, time TBA
Ithaca, NY: Committee on U.S.-Latin American Relations (CUSLAR)

Tuesday, November 4th, 7:00pm
Rochester, NY: St. John Fisher College

Tuesday, November 4th, 1:00-3:00pm
Rochester, NY: Colgate Crozier Divinity School

Wednesday, November 5th, 7:00pm
Rochester, NY: Rochester Committee on Latin America

Thursday, November 6th, time TBA
Cortland, NY: SUNY Cortland

Friday, November 7th, 12:30-1:30pm
Albany, NY: Siena College, NY

Friday, November 7th, time TBA
Saratoga Springs, NY: Skidmore University

Tuesdsay, November 11th, time TBA
Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College

Wednesday, November 12th, time TBA
Salisbury, MD: Salisbury College

Monday, November 17th, time TBA
New Haven, CT: Yale University

Tuesday, November 18th, 1:00pm
Worcester, MA: Worcester State University

Wednesday, November 19th, time TBA
New York, NY: NYU