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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The Earth Wants YOU
Reverend Billy Talen
Sunday, May 1st, 7:30pm
Portland, OR: Powell's City of Books

Monday, May 2nd, 7:00pm
Olympia, WA: Obsidian Cafe

Tuesday, May 3rd, 7:00pm
Tacoma, WA: King's Bookstore

Wednesday, May 4th, 7:00pm
Seattle, WA: The Elliott Bay Book Company

Thursday, May 5th, 7:00pm
Bellingham, WA: Village Books

Friday, May 6th, 6:30pm
Vancouver, BC: Banyen Books & Sound

Tuesday, May 10th, 9:00pm
New York, NY: Joe's Pub

Tuesday, May 17th, 7:00pm
Brooklyn, NY: Community Bookstore

Wednesday, May 18th, 7:00pm
Brunswick, ME: Gulf of Maine Bookstore

Thursday, May 19th, 7:00pm
Brattleboro, VT: 118 Elliot hosted by Everyone's Bookstore

Friday, May 20th, 7:00pm
Manchester Center, VT: Northshire Bookstore

Monday, May 23rd, 7:00pm
Philadelphia, PA: Moonstone Arts Center at Fergie's Pub

Tuesday, May 24th, 7:00pm
Baltimore, MD: American Visionary Art Museum

Wednesday, May 25th, 6:00pm
Washington DC: Busboys and Poets

Thursday, May 26th, 6:30pm
Richmond, VA: Urban Farmhouse / Scott's Addition

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Stars Seen in Person
Selected Journals
John Wieners, Michael Seth Stewart
Monday, May 2nd, 6:30PM
New York, NY: The Graduate Center, CUNY, Room C201/202

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Notes on the Assemblage
Juan Felipe Herrera
Wednesday, May 4th, 7:30PM
Santa Clara, CA: Santa Clara University, Music Recital Hall

Thursday, May 12th, 6:00PM
Seattle, WA: University of Washington, Husky Stadium, Club Husky

Monday, May 16th, 5:00PM
Yakima, WA: 4th Street Theatre & The Capitol Theatre

Friday, May 27th, 6:00PM
Kansas City, MO: Kansas City Public Library Central Branch

Saturday, June 4th, 5:00PM
Berkeley, CA: Freight & Salvage

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Out of Print
City Lights Spotlight No. 14
Julien Poirier
Saturday, May 7th, 7:00PM
St. Louis, MO: Gondo Reading Series

Friday, May 13th, 7:00PM
Oakland, CA: Diesel

Sunday, May 22nd, 1:00PM
Corte Madera, CA: Book Passage

Thursday, May 26, Time TBA
Santa Cruz, CA: UC Santa Cruz

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The Gilda Stories
Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Jewelle Gomez
Friday, May 13th, 7:30pm–9:00pm
Atlanta, GA: Charis Bookstore

Saturday, May 14, 7:30pm
Baltimore, MD: Red Emmas

Tuesday, May 17th, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Philadelphia, PA: Philly Aids Thrift at Giovanni's Room

Thursday, May 19th, 7:00pm
New York, NY: KGB Reading Series

Sunday, May 22nd, 7:00pm
New York, NY: Bluestockings

Thursday, May 26th, 7pm
Portland, Maine: Longfellow Bookstore

Friday, May 27th—Monday, May 30th
Madison, WI: Wisconsin Feminist Sci Fi Conference

Saturday, June 4th, 10am
Berkeley, CA: Bay Area Book Festival

Sunday, October 30th, 3pm
San Francisco, CA: Borderlands Books

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Dated Emcees
Chinaka Hodge
Thursday, June 2nd, 7:30PM
Berkeley, CA: The Freight & Salvage

Sunday, June 5th, 1:30PM
Berkeley, CA: The Freight & Salvage

Sunday, June 5th, 5:00PM
Berkeley, CA: Brower-Goldman Theater

Wednesday, June 8th, 8:00PM
San Francisco, CA: The Luggage Store Gallery

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). With Tongo Eisen-Martin & RyanNicole.

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Beautiful Chaos
A Life in the Theater
Carey Perloff
Wednesday, July 6th, 10:45AM
Stratford Festival: Stratford, Ontario