City Lights has a handful of events this year at the 2015 Miami Book Fair including four events with City Lights authors and our own panel discussing our 60th anniversary as a publisher. All events are free unless otherwise noted.
Friday, November 20
10AM – “Author Kate Schatz”
Kate Schatz discusses Rad American Women A-Z.
Saturday, November 21
11:30AM – “History Is Rad”
Kate Schatz appears on a panel with Brad Meltzer (author of I Am Helen Keller) and Eric Morse (author of What Is Punk?)
1:30PM – “City Lights Publishers at 60”
City Lights publisher/executive director Elaine Katzenberger, City Lights Bookstore head buyer Paul Yamazaki, and New Directions president Barbara Epler celebrate the past, present, and future of City Lights Publishers. The conversation is moderated by Los Angeles Times book critic David Ulin.
4:00PM – “Global Environmental Challenges: New Nonfiction”
Roy Scranton appears on a panel with Philip Warburg (author of Harness the Sun) and Wen Stephenson (author of What We’re Fighting for Now is Each Other: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice).
Sunday, November 22
3:30PM – “Two Poets Laureate: A Reading and Conversation”
Current U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera in conversation with former U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan.
In collaboration with PBS News, the Book Fair is being streamed live. Watch below all weekend long!