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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Ghost Tantras
Michael McClure
Saturday, October 21st, 7:30pm
Victoria, BC Canada: The Roxy Theatre

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The Earth Wants YOU
Reverend Billy Talen
Saturday, October 21st, 6:00pm
Birmingham, UK: Birmingham Fierce Festival, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Sunday, October 22nd, 7:30pm
Newcastle, UK: Blackfriars Hall

Monday, October 23rd, 7:30pm
Liverpool, UK: Cornerstone Theater, Liverpool Hope University

Tuesday, October 24th, 7:30pm
Brighton, UK: Marlborough Theatre

Wednesday, October 25th, 8:00pm
Colchester, UK: Colchester Arts Centre

Thursday, October 26th, 8:00pm
Chelmsford, UK: The Cramphorn Theatre

Saturday, October 28th, 7:30pm
London, UK: Toynbee Studios

Sunday, October 29th, 8:00pm
Norwich, UK: Norwich Arts Centre

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and then we became
devorah major
Saturday, October 21st, 7:30pm
San Francisco, CA: The Make Out Room

Sunday, October 22nd, 3:00pm
Los Angeles, CA: Book Soup

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Storming the Wall
Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security
Todd Miller
Monday, October 23rd, 12:00pm
Chicago, IL: Loyola University Chicago, Marcella Neihoff School of Nursing, 0505

Monday, October 23rd, 3:00pm
Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago, Lower level SH Stevenson Hall

Tuesday, October 24th, 6:00pm
Chicago, IL: 57th St. Books

Wednesday, October 25th, 4:00pm
Greencastle, IN: DePauw University, Pulliam CCM Watson

Thursday, November 9th, 1:40pm
Salem, MA: Salem State University, Ellison Campus Center

Thursday, November 9th, 7:00pm
Jamaica Plain, MA: The First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist

Saturday, November 18th, 2:00pm
Tucson, AZ: Salt of the Earth Labor College

Tuesday, December 5th, Time TBD
Tempe, AZ: Changing Hands Bookstore

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Whistleblower at the CIA
An Insider's Account of the Politics of Intelligence
Melvin A. Goodman
Tuesday, October 24th, 6:30pm
Baltimore, MD: Pratt Library Event Series

Tuesday, November 7th, 6:30pm
Washington, DC: East City Bookstore

Thursday, November 9th, 10:30am-12:00pm
Bethesda, MD: Live & Learn Bethesda

Friday, November 10, 5:30-8:30pm
Washington, DC: National Press Club's 40th Annual Book Fair

Sunday, November 12th @ 4pm
Sykesville, MD: A Likely Story Bookstore

Thursday, November 16th, 7pm
St Louis, MO: St. Louis Jewish Book Festival

Saturday, November 18th, 1:30pm
Miami, FL: Miami Book Fair

Thursday, November 30th, Noon
Washington DC: Woman's National Democratic Club

Thursday, December 7th, 7pm
Montclair, NJ: Watchung Booksellers

Monday, January 8, 2018, 6pm
Chicago, IL: Seminary Co-op

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Heaven Is All Goodbyes
Pocket Poets Series No. 61
Tongo Eisen-Martin
Tuesday, October 24th, 7:00pm
Washington, DC: Anacosita Arts Center

Wednesday, October 25th, 7:30pm
Baltimore, MD: Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse

Sunday, October 29th, 8:00pm
Washington, DC: Rhizome DC

Sunday, November 19th, 1:30pm
Miami, FL: Miami Dade College, Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)

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Like a Dog
Tara Jepsen
Tara Jepsen in conversation with Brontez Purnell
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, 7:00PM

discussing Tara Jepsen's new novel

Like a Dog published by City Lights Books


Thursday, October 26th, 7:00pm
Oakland, CA: MacArthur Annex

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Breaking Through Power
It's Easier Than We Think
Ralph Nader
Friday, October 27th, 2:00pm
New Haven, CT: Yale University

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Notes on the Assemblage
Juan Felipe Herrera
Monday, October 30th, 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA: UCLA, Royce Hall

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On to the Next Dream
Paul Madonna
Saturday, November 4th, 7:30pm
Madison, WI: Wisconsin Book Festival

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Invocation to Daughters
City Lights Spotlight Series No. 16
Barbara Jane Reyes
Barbara Jane Reyes
City Lights Booksellers, San Francisco
Tuesday, November 7th 2017, 7:00PM

celebrating the release of

City Lights Spotlight Series No. 16, Invocation To Daughters.

Reading together with David Brazil.

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Behind the Moon
Madison Smartt Bell
Sunday, November 19th, 11:00am
Miami, FL: Miami Book Fair, Room 2106

Eugenio F. Granell Tribute
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

with David Coulter and Garett Caples

celebrating the release of

The Novel of the Tupinamba Indian

by Eugenio F. Granell

published by City Lights Books

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Documentado/Undocumented Ars Shamánica Performática
Felicia Rice
Friday, October 6th-Saturday, December 16th
New York, NY: The Center for Book Arts