Tag Archives: Sister Spit

Rad Women read Rad American Women A-Z: Carissa Potter & Heather Van Winkle Read “G Is for the Grimke Sisters”

After taking a break during the winter holidays, we’re back with more rad women reading Rad American Women A-Z! This week, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Heather Van Winkle and Carissa Potter, two amazing artists who run … Continue reading

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Impromptu Jam Session: Lenelle Moïse Performs “Mud Mothers”

Please enjoy this video of Lenelle Moïse performing her piece “Mud Mothers” from her book Haiti Glass (City Lights/Sister Spit, 2014) at the Boston Center for the Arts with accompaniment by Jean Appolon and Daniel Bernard Roumain. Lenelle Moïse was … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: Elaine Elinson Reads “L Is for Lucy Parsons”

We’re psyched to present the first video in a new blog series based on the New York Times-bestselling children’s book Rad American Women A-Z, published by City Lights/Sister Spit. This alphabet book illustrates revolutionary American women throughout history, some well-known … Continue reading

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City Lights Events for October

Fall is officially here and City Lights has plenty of tricks and treats to share with you during the month of October. Get ready for some incredible author appearances, book release parties, Litquake events, and more! All of these events … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Lenelle Moïse

Now that the fall event season is officially under way here at City Lights Bookstore, our quasi-weekly series, “5 Questions” is back in full force. This week, we have three events. The first is this Tuesday, as we celebrate the … Continue reading

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The Plays, Performances, and Poetry of Lenelle Moïse

Award-winning poet, playwright, and performer Lenelle Moïse debuted her first collection of poetry, Haiti Glass, with City Lights under our Sister Spit imprint earlier this year. Edited by Michelle Tea, the City Lights/Sister Spit series spotlights queer-centric, feminist, irreverent writers … Continue reading

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Celebrate SF Pride with 20 Years of Sister Spit

With SF Pride just around the corner, we thought this would be a good time to take a look back at Sister Spit, which for the past twenty years has been entertaining, educating, and enlightening audiences through their live performances, recordings, … Continue reading

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New from City Lights Publishers: Haiti Glass by Lenelle Moïse

City Lights Publishers is proud to present Haiti Glass, the debut collection of poetry and prose by Lenelle Moïse.  Displaying a range of subjects, from her experiences growing up in Boston as a Haitian immigrant to searing meditations on family, religion, … Continue reading

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New from City Lights Publishers: Nochita by Dia Felix

In her debut novel, Nochita, Dia Felix tells the fierce story of a girl who runs away from an alcoholic father and an uncaring life, then takes to the streets with only her own desperation guiding her on.  Written in … Continue reading

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