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City Lights at the Bay Area Book Festival

The 2nd annual Bay Area Book Festival (or as we call it, BABF) is on June 4 & 5, Saturday and Sunday in downtown Berkeley. Last year was a pretty spectacular event and this year seems even better. City Lights … Continue reading

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Watch the 2015 Miami Book Fair Live

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. … Continue reading

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Remembering Richard O. Moore, Part One

by Garrett Caples With the death of poet-filmmaker Richard O. Moore (1920-2015) this past March—two days before his second collection, Particulars of Place, was published by Omnidawn—American poetry lost the last surviving member of the original SF Renaissance, that group … Continue reading

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Blackwell’s Bookshop Celebrates 60 Years of City Lights Publishing in Oxford

On Wednesday, June 3, Blackwell’s Bookshop in Oxford, a wonderful bookstore located on Broad Street in Oxford, put together a program to celebrate 60 years of City Lights Publishing. The event featured local poets reading works from Jack Kerouac, Allen … Continue reading

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ZYZZYVA Celebrates 30th Anniversary

There’s another San Francisco institution celebrating a major anniversary in 2015. ZYZZYVA, a landmark literary journal dedicated to the best in contemporary arts and letters, elegantly curated with a distinct San Francisco feel. City Lights stopped by the ZYZZYVA offices … Continue reading

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