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
Wednesday, September 28th, 7:00PM
East Lansing, MI: RCAH Theatre, Michigan State University

Friday, September 30th, 7:30PM
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, Buskirk-Chumley Theater

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

Sunday, October 16th, 1:30PM
St. Louis, MO: St. Louis Public Library Central Branch Auditorium

Wednesday, October 19th, 7:30PM
State College, PA: Pattee-Paterno Library

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

 
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Rad American Women A-Z
Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!
Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl
Thursday, September 29th, 6:30PM
Berkeley, CA: Berkeley High Little Theatre, Berkeley High School

Tuesday, October 11th, 7:00PM
San Francisco, CA: Make-Out Room


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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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Breaking Through Power
It's Easier Than We Think
Ralph Nader
Saturday, October 1, 1pm
Washington, DC: Politics & Prose

Saturday, October 15th, 7:00pm
Hartford, CT: The Mark Twain House & Museum

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. Introduced by Matt Gonzalez.


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

Wednesday, October 19th, 1pm
Corte Madera, CA: Book Passage

Thursday, October 20th, 2:30pm
Santa Cruz, CA: Bookshop Santa Cruz

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

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, 7pm
Ontario, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University

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

Monday, September 26th - Thursday, September 29th
Washington DC: Carnegie Institution & Constitution Hall


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Beautiful Chaos
A Life in the Theater
Carey Perloff
Thursday, October 6th, 6pm
San Francisco, CA: SF Main Library

Thursday, October 13th, 6-10pm
San Francisco, CA: The Exploratorim

 
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Stray Poems
San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 6
Alejandro Murguía
Sunday, October 9th, 11:00AM
Mill Valley, CA: Mount Tamalpais

Tuesday, October 11th, 7:00PM
San Francisco, CA: Make-Out Room


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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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Dated Emcees
Chinaka Hodge
Thursday, September 29th, 6:30PM
Berkeley, CA: Berkeley High Little Theatre, Berkeley High School

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

Saturday, November 19th, 2:30PM
Miami, FL: Miami Dade College, Rm. 6100 (Bldg. 6, 1st Floor)


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Women in Public
City Lights Spotlight No. 13
Elaine Kahn
Saturday, October 22nd, 4:30PM
New York, NY: Zinc Bar

 
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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

 
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and then we became
devorah major
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


Thursday, April 6th, 12:10PM
Berkeley, CA: Morrison Library in Doe Library, UC Berkeley Campus


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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