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“What does the world hate more / than women / in public?” – on Elaine Kahn’s new collection

Elaine Kahn‘s recent release in the City Lights Spotlight Series, profiling innovative contemporary poetry, is Women in Public. The book explores the constructs and complications of identity through the consumption of commodity and of the body, and the war simultaneously … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Eric Baus

Welcome back to 5 Questions, a monthly feature on the Blog in which we query an author visiting our store for an event. With each of our new City Lights publications, we try to invite all of our authors to … Continue reading

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New from City Lights Publishers: The Tranquilized Tongue by Eric Baus

In his newest and third collection of poems, The Tranquilized Tongue, Eric Baus meditates on the prosody of language through a series of enigmatic and surrealist sentences.  With titles such as “The Panoramic Murmur” and “The Corporeal Cliff” and a form … Continue reading

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