James Ponti

Avid Reader 617 2nd Street, Davis, CA, United States

Celebrate the release of James Ponti's City of Spies: Mission Manhattan with Avid Reader! This event will take place on Sunday June 23rd at 2:00PM. About James Ponti James Ponti is the New York Times bestselling author of four middle grade book series: The Sherlock Society following a group of young detectives; City Spies, about an unlikely squad of five […]

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TWW Workshop

Online workshop

The TWW workshops are free and open to the public. Writers of all genres and anyone who appreciates the written word are welcome. Work is submitted a week prior to the workshop (Tuesday), and a workshop notice is emailed (Thursday/Friday). The pieces to be critiqued can then be downloaded and read. We critique a maximum […]

Deborah Harkness

Avid Reader 617 2nd Street, Davis, CA, United States

Deborah Harkness @ Brunelle Performance HallTuesday July 30th, 2024 @ 7:00PM - 8:30PM About the Author Deborah Harkness spent more than a quarter of a century as a student and scholar of history, with degrees from Mount Holyoke College, Northwestern University, and the University of California at Davis. For her doctoral degree, she researched the history of […]

First Fridays: Music in the Alley

Kerouac Alley between City Lights and Vesuvio Cafe, San Francisco, CA, United States

Music in the Alley Son jarocho performance by Corazon de Cedro: Fandango de Mujeres This event is held in Jack Kerouac Alley, between City Lights Booksellers and Vesuvio Cafe Free to the public Made possible by support from the City Lights Foundation

Recurring

TWW Workshop

Online workshop

The TWW workshops are free and open to the public. Writers of all genres and anyone who appreciates the written word are welcome. Work is submitted a week prior to the workshop (Tuesday), and a workshop notice is emailed (Thursday/Friday). The pieces to be critiqued can then be downloaded and read. We critique a maximum […]

Trevor Paglen in conversation with Anthony Downey

LIVE - City Lights Books - Virtual

Trevor Paglen in conversation with Anthony Downey City Lights and Sternberg Press celebrate the publication Trevor Paglen: Adversarially Evolved Hallucinations by Trevor Paglen Edited by Anthony Downey Published by Sternberg Press/via The MIT Press A discussion exploring how machine and computer vision produces contemporary images. How do machines look at images? To ask such a […]

Chukwuebuka Ibeh in conversation with francesca ekwuyasi

LIVE - City Lights Books - Virtual

City Lights and Doubleday Books celebrate the publication of Blessings: a novel By Chukwuebuka Ibeh Published by Doubleday Moonlight meets Purple Hibiscus in this searing debut of self-acceptance, sexual awakening, and first love set in a Nigeria on the verge of criminalizing same-sex relationships. Obiefuna has always been the black sheep of his family—sensitive where […]

Women & Psychedelics: A Panel Discussion

LIVE - City Lights Books - Virtual

Women & Psychedelics: A Panel Discussion Moderated by Noelle Armstrong (Synergetic Press) With Erika Dyck , Mikaela de la Myco, Maria Mangini, and Belinda Eriacho City Lights, Chacruna, and Synergetic Press celebrate the publication of “Women and Psychedelics: Uncovering Invisible Voices” Edited by Erika Dyck, Patrick Farrell, Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Ph.D., Clancy Cavnar, Psy.D., Ibrahim […]

Yanis Varoufakis

LIVE - City Lights Books - Virtual

Yanis Varoufakis discussing his new book Technofeudalism: What Killed Capitalism published by Melville House Welcome to technofeudalism . . . Perhaps we were too distracted by the pandemic, or the endless financial crises, or the rise of TikTok. But under cover of them all, a new and more exploitative system has been taking hold. Insane […]

Erin McElroy / Silicon Valley Imperialism

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The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, City Lights, and Duke University Press present Erin McElroy in conversation with Chris Carlsson, Manissa M. Maharawal, Toshio Meronek, and Lisa Rofel celebrating the publication of Silicon Valley Imperialism: Techno Fantasies and Frictions in Postsocialist Times By Erin McElroy Published by Duke University Press In Silicon Valley Imperialism, Erin McElroy maps […]