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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Border Patrol Nation
Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security
Todd Miller
Saturday, April 19, 7-9pm
Portland, OR: Center for Intercultural Organizing

Monday, April 21, 5:30 – 7pm
Portland, OR: Portland State University

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 4pm-5:30pm
Portland, OR: University of Portland

Tuesday, April 22nd, 5:30-7:30pm
Portland, OR: Development Drinks

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, Noon to 1pm
Portland, Oregon: Portland Community College, Rock Creek

Friday, April 25th , 7:00 pm
Tucson, AZ: Antigone Bookstore

Saturday, May 10th, 2:00pm
Tucson, AZ: Revolutionary Grounds Books and Cafe

Thursday, May 22nd, 7:00 pm
Tempe, AZ: Changing Hands Bookstore

 
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Haiti Glass
Lenelle Moïse
Monday, April 21st, 7:00 pm
Athol, MA: Bruce's Browser, Inc

Sunday, June 1st, 7:00 PM
Manhattan, NY: Bluestockings

Sunday, June 8th, time TBA
New York City, NY: Bowery Poetry Club and Cafe

Book Party for Lenelle Moïse
City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 7:00 P.M.

celebrating the release of

Haiti Glass

by Lenelle Moïse

The latest poetry collection in the City Lights/Sister Spit series, edited by Michelle Tea!



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Tender Buttons
The Corrected Centennial Edition
Gertrude Stein, Seth Perlow
Wednesday, April 23rd, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch

Thursday, April 24th, 6:30 pm
Austin, TX: Malvern Books

May 8-10, 2014
Copenhagan, Denmark: Gertrude Stein Conference

Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 8:00pm
Washington, DC: Bridge Street Books

Thursday, May 22nd, 4:30-5:50pm
Washington, DC: The American Literature Association Conference

 
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An Army of Lovers
Juliana Spahr, David Buuck
Friday, April 25th, Time TBA
Los Angeles, CA: Poetic Research Bureau

May 8-10, 2014
Copenhagan, Denmark: Gertrude Stein Conference

Saturday, May 17th and Sunday, May 18th, 2014
London, UK: Birkbeck College


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Here Come the Warm Jets
City Lights Spotlight No. 10
Alli Warren
Wednesday, April 30th, 7:00pm
Milwaukee, WI: Woodland Pattern Book Center

 
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Ghost Tantras
Michael McClure
Thursday, May 1st, 7:00 pm
Minneapolis, MN: Walker Art Center, Cinema


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Spying on Democracy
Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance
Heidi Boghosian
Thursday, May 8th, 6:30pm
Portland, OR: McMenamins Mission Theatre

 
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Green Is the New Red
An Insider's Account of a Social Movement Under Siege
Will Potter
May 1st-19th, 2014
Various Locations, Australia


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Targeting Iran
David Barsamian, Ervand Abrahamian, Noam Chomsky, Nahid Mozaffari
Thursday, May 22nd, 6:00 pm
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch

 
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Stray Poems
San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 6
Alejandro Murguía
Thursday, May 22nd, 7:30pm
Berkeley, CA: Mrs. Dalloway's Literary & Garden Arts


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Nan Dòmi
An Initiate's Journey into Haitian Vodou
Mimerose Beaubrun
Friday, May 23rd, time TBA
Brooklyn, NY: Five Myles Gallery

 
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National Insecurity
The Cost of American Militarism
Melvin A. Goodman
Tuesday, June 3rd, 6:00pm
Kansas City, MO: National Archives


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The Tranquilized Tongue
City Lights Spotlight No. 11
Eric Baus
Book Party for Eric Baus
City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco
Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 7:00 P.M.

celebrating the release of

Tranquilized Tongue

the latest in the City Lights Spotlight Poetry series!


Wednesday, July 2nd, 7:00pm
Brooklyn, NY: Berl's Poetry Bookstore

Saturday, July 5th, 7:00 pm
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY: Pete's Candy Store

 
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Lunch Poems
50th Anniversary Edition
Frank O'Hara
Wednesday, June 11th, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New York City, NY: The Poetry Project


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Yokohama Threeway
And Other Small Shames
Beth Lisick
Sunday, June 1st, 7:00 PM
Manhattan, NY: Bluestockings

Brooklyn — Tuesday, June 24th, 7:00pm
Brooklyn, NY: WORD Bookstore

 
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Man Alive
A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man
Thomas Page McBee
Sunday, June 1st, 7:00 PM
Manhattan, NY: Bluestockings

Book Party for Thomas Page McBee
City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco
Thursday, October 9th, 2014, 7:00pm

 

Celebrating the release of 

Man Alive by Thomas Page McBee

The latest memoir in the City Lights/Sister Spit series, edited by Michelle Tea.


Monday, October 27th, time TBA
Brookline, MA: Brookline Booksmith

Wednesday, October 29th, time TBA
New York City, NY: The Strand