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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Out of Print
City Lights Spotlight No. 14
Julien Poirier
Thursday, March 30th, 7:00PM
Brooklyn, NY: Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop

 
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On to the Next Dream
Paul Madonna
Saturday, April 1st
San Francisco, CA: 3 Fish Studios

Paul Madonna
City Lights
Wednesday, April 19th 7:00 p.m.

celebrating the release of

On To The Next Dream

published by City Lights Books


Saturday, April 29th, 7:30pm
Berkeley, CA: Pegasus Books

Wednesday, May 3rd, 7:30pm
San Francisco, CA: Booksmith


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Notes on the Assemblage
Juan Felipe Herrera
Tuesday, April 4th, 7:30PM
Kent, OH: Kent State University, The Kiva

Thursday, April 6th, 5:00PM
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, Barker Center, Thompson Room

Thursday, April 13th, 7:00PM
Toledo, OH: Toledo Lucas County Public Library

Friday, April 21st, 7:00PM
Jackson, WY: Teton County Library Center for the Arts

 
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Dated Emcees
Chinaka Hodge
Wednesday, April 5th, 7:30PM
Oakland, CA: Impact Hub

Friday, April 7th, 7:00PM
Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Tech

Thursday, April 27th, 7:00PM
Oakland, CA: Grand Lake Theatre

Monday, May 1st, 3:00PM
Berkeley, CA: Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society


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

Sunday, April 9th, 8:00PM
San Francisco, CA: SFJazz Center

Friday, April 21st, 7:00PM
Mill Valley, CA: Mill Valley Public Library

 
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Breaking Through Power
It's Easier Than We Think
Ralph Nader
Saturday, April 8th, 1pm
Canton, CT: Barnes and Noble


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In Memory of an Angel
David Shapiro
David Shapiro with Joseph Lease
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

celebrating the release of David Shapiro's new poetry collection

In Memory of an Angel

from City Lights Books


 
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Holy Ghost
City Lights Spotlight No. 15
David Brazil
Thursday, May 4th, 7:00PM
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco State University, The Poetry Center

David Brazil with Julien Poirier
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

David Brazil celebrates the release of

Holy Ghost (City Lights Spotlight #15)

published by City Lights Books



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Behind the Moon
Madison Smartt Bell
Saturday, May 13th, 7pm
Baltimore, MD: Bird in Hand Bookstore

Monday May 15th; 6pm
Philadelphia, PA: Penn Book Center

Sunday, May 21st, 1pm
Corte Madera, CA: Book Passage Bookstore

Tuesday, May 23rd, 7pm
Oakland, CA: Diesel

Madison Smartt Bell
City Lights
Thursday, May 25th, 7:00 p.m.

celebrating the release of

Behind the Moon

published by City Lights Books


Monday, June 5th, 6:30pm
Nashville TN: Parnassus Books