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October 2020

TWW Workshop

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 1, 2020

Keynote Used Records & Books, 2660 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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An open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday but check this calendar for exact dates or our Facebook page.

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Gary Kamiya with Paul Madonna

October 20 @ 6:00 pm

celebrating their new book Spirits of San Francisco: Voyages through the Unknown City published by Bloomsbury Books From two bestselling, prizewinning, and critically acclaimed contemporary chroniclers of San Francisco comes a rich, illustrated, idiosyncratic portrait of this great city. This is a virtual event that will be hosted by City Lights on the Zoom platform. You will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of accessing the internet. If you have not used Zoom before, you…

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Ann Goldstein: A Virtual Discussion About Translation

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are pleased to welcome Ann Goldstein, translator of Elena Ferrante’s novels, for a livestream on Wednesday, October 21st at 1:00pm Pacific Time. The event will be available to watch on our YouTube channel. Goldstein will discuss translation, her work with Elena Ferrante and others, and her extensive career in the literary world. She has most recently translated Ferrante's newest novel, The Lying Life of Adults. Goldstein will be joined by Michael Reynolds, Editor-in-chief of Europa Editions, and the discussion…

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Robert Gordon, Alison Mosshart, and Sheree Renée Thomas

October 21 @ 6:00 pm

City Lights welcomes back Third Man Books!  with Robert Gordon, Alison Mosshart, and Sheree Renée Thomas Third Man Books (the publishing imprint of Jack White's Third Man Records) returns to City Lights to launch three excellent new titles: IT CAME FROM MEMPHIS by Robert Gordon, CAR MA by Alison Mosshart, and Nine Bar Blues by Sheree Renée Thomas. Third Man Books and Records: Where your turntable's not dead, and your page still turns! This is a virtual event that will be hosted…

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Spotlight Series Anniversary Celebration DAY ONE

October 24 @ 3:00 pm

Hosted by Garrett Caples (Series Editor) with readings by poets in the series Two afternoons of readings: Saturday, October 24, 2020, 3:00 p.m. PST / 6:00 p.m. EDT Norma Cole, Anselm Berrigan, Micah Ballard, Cathy Wagner, Eric Baus, Julien Poirier, David Brazil, Barbara Jane Reyes, Carmen Gimenez Smith, and Uche Nduka. Hosted by Garrett Caples (Register to Attend Here) link to be posted soon ---- Sunday, October 25, 2020, 3:00 p.m. PST / 6:00 p.m. EDT Andrew Joron, Cedar Sigo,…

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Spotlight Series Anniversary Celebration DAY TWO

October 24 @ 3:00 pm

Hosted by Garrett Caples (Series Editor) with readings by poets in the series Two afternoons of readings: Saturday, October 24, 2020, 3:00 p.m. PST / 6:00 p.m. EDT Norma Cole, Anselm Berrigan, Micah Ballard, Cathy Wagner, Eric Baus, Julien Poirier, David Brazil, Barbara Jane Reyes, Carmen Gimenez Smith, and Uche Nduka. Hosted by Garrett Caples (Register to Attend Here) link to be posted soon ---- Sunday, October 25, 2020, 3:00 p.m. PST / 6:00 p.m. EDT Andrew Joron, Cedar Sigo,…

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November 2020

TWW Workshop

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 1, 2020

Keynote Used Records & Books, 2660 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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An open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday but check this calendar for exact dates or our Facebook page.

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Mauro Javier Cárdenas in conversation with Carlos Fonseca

November 5 @ 6:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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celebrating Mauro Javier Cárdenas new novel Aphasia published by Farrar Straus Giroux Mauro Javier Cárdenas, the critically-acclaimed author of The Revolutionaries Try Again—"an original, insubordinate novel" (New York Times)—pens a profound story of literature about a man coming to terms with his dysfunctional Colombian family, as well as his own behavior, as an immigrant in America. This is a virtual event that will be hosted by City Lights on the Zoom platform. You will need access to a computer or…

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Maw Shein Win and Nathalie Khankan with Su Hwang and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

November 10 @ 6:00 pm

Maw Shein Win and Nathalie Khankan with Su Hwang and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 6:00 p.m. PST / 9:00 p.m. EDT, This virtual event will be held on the Zoom platform. Click the link in the event description for info. City Lights in conjunction with Omnidawn Books present Maw Shein Win and Nathalie Khankan celebrating new Omnidawn Books with Su Hwang and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo       reading from new poetry City Lights celebrates the book launch…

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Pam Houston – Writers in the Woods Literary Speaker Series

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - November 14 @ 5:00 pm
Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club Dr
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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Pam Houston's newest book, Air Mail: Letters of Politics, Pandemics, and Place, chronicles the correspondence between writers Pam Houston and Amy Irvine in response to the spread of coronavirus. Part tribute to wilderness, part indictment against tyranny and greed, the dialog is based on their shared devotion to the rugged, windswept mountains that surround their homes. Houston is also the author of the memoir, Deep Creek: Finding Hope In The High Country, two novels, Contents May Have Shifted and Sight…

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