Julian Aguon in conversation with Rebecca Solnit

Julian Aguon in conversation with Rebecca Solnit celebrating the publication of No Country for Eight-Spot Butterflies: A Lyric Essay by Julian Aguon published by Astra Publishing A collection of essays […]

Jonathan Escoffery

Jonathan Escoffery reading from his debut novel If I Survive You City Lights celebrates the publication of If I Survive You By Jonathan Escoffery published by Farrar Straus Giroux This event will take place in Kerouac Alley, between City Lights and Vesuvio Cafe, between Columbus and Grant Avenues. It is free to the public. We […]

Ericka Huggins & Friends

City Lights celebrates the launch for the publication of Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party Photographs by Stephen Shames
, Text by Ericka Huggins published by ACC Art Books This event will take place in Kerouac Alley, between City Lights and Vesuvio Cafe, between Columbus and Grant Avenues. It is free to the public. […]

Gabriela Alemán in conversation with Achy Obejas

City Lights in conjunction with LITQUAKE present Gabriela Alemán discussing her recently published collection of short fiction Family Album: Stories, translated from the Spanish by Dick Cluster and Mary Ellen […]

Tayi Tibble in conversation with Tommy Orange (opening statement by John Freeman)

Tayi Tibble in conversation with Tommy Orange (with an opening statement by John Freeman) City Lights celebrates the publication of Poukahangatus: poems By Tayi Tibble published by Alfred Knopf This event will take place in Kerouac Alley, between City Lights and Vesuvio Cafe, between Columbus and Grant Avenues. It is free to the public. We […]

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

Ousmane K. Power-Greene reading from The Confessions of Matthew Strong: A Novel published by The Other Press A wildly original, incendiary story about race, redemption, the dangerous imbalances that continue […]

Becca Andrews

On the eve before the national elections, Mother Jones reporter Becca Andrews reviews the impact of the repeal of Roe v Wade and offers an up-to-date status. City Lights is […]