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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Dogeaters
A Play
Jessica Hagedorn
Reception for Jessica Hagedorn's new play DOG EATERS
Poetry Room, City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Monday, February 8, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

with Jessica Hagedorn, the director Loretta Greco, and cast members
 


 
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Incidents of Travel in Poetry
New and Selected Poems
Frank Lima, Garrett Caples, Julien Poirier
Frank Lima Tribute
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 7:00 P.M.

with Garrett Caples, Julien Poirier, Cedar Sigo, Donna de la Pierre, Joseph Lease, Jackson Meazle, Rod Roland, Brian Lucas, and Chris Carosi.



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Beautiful Chaos
A Life in the Theater
Carey Perloff
Wednesday, February 10th, 4:00PM
New Haven, CT: Yale School of Drama

Thursday, February 11th, 4:15pm
Wellesley, MA: Wellesley College

Friday, February 12th, 9:00am
Boston, MA: Emerson College

Sunday, February 21st, 3:00-4:00pm
Ukiah, CA: Mendocino College

 
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Shock Treatment
Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Karen Finley
Thursday, February 11th, 7:30pm
Philadelphia, PA: Free Library

Wednesday, February 17th, 7:00pm
Hartford, CT: Mark Twain House

Weds Feb 24th, 6pm
New York, NY: NYU Bookstores


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Writing on the Wall
Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Mumia Abu-Jamal, Johanna Fernández
Thursday, February 18th, 7:30PM
Oakland, CA: First Congressional Church of Oakland

 
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National Insecurity
The Cost of American Militarism
Melvin A. Goodman
Saturday, February 27th, 7:00pm
Sarasota, FL: Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center


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Learning to Die in the Anthropocene
Reflections on the End of a Civilization
Roy Scranton
Monday, March 7th, 7:00pm
Chapel Hill, NC: Flyleaf Books

Thursday, March 10th, 2016, 6pm
Salt Lake City, Utah: Sam Weller's Books

  Jack Hirschman with Manhaz Badihian
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday March 8, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

celebrating the releasse of

Like This: The Poems of Rumi

 



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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, March 10th, 6:00pm
Palo Alto, CA: Books Inc.

Thursday, March 24th, 7pm
San Leandro, CA: San Leandro Public Library

 
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Women in Public
City Lights Spotlight No. 13
Elaine Kahn
Thursday, March 17th, 4:30PM
San Francisco, CA: The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University


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The Beats Abroad
A Global Guide to the Beat Generation
Bill Morgan
Wednesday, March 23rd, 7:00PM
Cambridge, MA: Porter Square Books

 
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The Gilda Stories
Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Jewelle Gomez
Jewelle Gomez
City Lights
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

Release Party and Celebration for

The Gilda Stories: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition

from City Lights Books. Co-sponsored by the San Francisco Bay Times.



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Out of Print
City Lights Spotlight No. 14
Julien Poirier
Julien Poirier celebrating the release of City Lights Spotlight No. 14
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

Release party for the new poetry collection

Out of Print

published by City Lights Books


 
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The Earth Wants YOU!
Reverend Billy Talen
Wednesday, April 20th, 7:00pm
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

Release party for The Earth Wants YOU! published by City Lights



Chinaka Hodge
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

celebrating the release of

Dated Emcees

published by City Lights Books (Sister Spit Imprint)