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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Poso Wells
Gabriela Alemán
Tuesday, September 25th, 7:30PM
Boone, NC: Appalachian State University, Belk Library

Friday, September 28th, 7:00PM
Washington, DC: Politics and Prose Bookstore

Thursday, October 4th, 7:00PM
New York, NY: McNally Jackson

Friday, October 5th, 7:00PM
Brookline, MA: Brookline Booksmith

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Cruel Futures
City Lights Spotlight Series No. 17
Carmen Giménez Smith
Wednesday, September 26th, 7:30PM
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University, St. Alban's Chapel

Thursday, October 18th, 6:00PM
Winston Salem, NC: Wake Forest University, Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery in Scales Arts Center

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A Disarming History of the Second Amendment
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Thursday, September 27, 5:30pm - 9pm
Minneapolis, MN: First Unitarian Society

Thursday, October 4th, 6pm
Oakland, CA: Heyday Harvest Dinner at the African American Museum & Library

Monday, October 15th, 7pm
San Francisco, CA: LITQUAKE at the Mechanics Institute

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Behind the Moon
Madison Smartt Bell
Friday, October 12th, 2:00PM
Nashville, TN: Southern Festival of Books

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Invocation to Daughters
City Lights Spotlight Series No. 16
Barbara Jane Reyes
Saturday, October 13th, 2:00PM
San Jose, CA: San José Poetry Festival, History Park San José

Saturday, October 20th, 2:00PM
Penngrove, CA: The Sitting Room

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Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border
Octavio Solis
Thursday, October 18th, 7pm
San Francisco, CA: LITQUAKE at the Elbo Room



Tuesday, November 13th 7:30pm
Los Angeles, CA: The ALOUD Series at the LA Library

Tuesday, December 4th, 7:30pm
Seattle, WA: Seattle Town Hall

Wednesday, December 5th, 7:30pm
Portland, OR: Powell's City of Books

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Heaven Is All Goodbyes
Pocket Poets Series No. 61
Tongo Eisen-Martin
Thursday, October 25th, 1:00PM
San Francisco, CA: The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Thursday, October 25th, 6:30PM
Oakland, CA: Marcus Books

Sunday, October 28th, 12:00PM
San Francisco, CA: SF Jazz Center