Tag Archives: Women Writers

Maps to the Imaginary: Susan Daitch’s The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir

Adding a fourth novel to her highly-acclaimed bibliography, Susan Daitch takes us on an adventure story like no other in The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir. Named one of Book Riot’s “100 Must-Read Works of Jewish Fiction,” the novel offers a … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Jewelle Gomez, Author of The Gilda Stories

City Lights just released the 25th Anniversary Edition of Jewelle Gomez‘s classic novel, The Gilda Stories. We had a big celebration at City Lights Bookstore on April 13, 2016 with Jewelle reading selections from the book to the many vampires … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Elizabeth Crane, Author of The History of Great Things

Author Elizabeth Crane is at City Lights this Tuesday, April 12, celebrating her new book, The History of Great Things: A Novel, published by Harper Perennial. She’ll be in conversation with Eden Lepucki. Matthew Zapruder will be the master of … Continue reading

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Planet News: March 14, 2016

Happy Herstory Month from Planet News to you! “In 2008 Poetry Slam, Inc. introduced the Women of the World Poetry Slam (hereafter WOWPS), a rich and essential event, which this year takes place from March 9th to 12th in Brooklyn. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Rad American Women for Women’s History Month This March

Here at City Lights we celebrate rad women year-round, but Women’s History Month in March gives us even more of an excuse to talk about the amazing female artists, writers, activists, athletes, scientists, and revolutionaries we admire. We have a … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Sara Majka, Author of Cities I’ve Never Lived In

On February 25th, authors Sara Majka and Naomi Williams are in conversation with Yiyun Li at City Lights Bookstore. Majka and Williams are both celebrating the release of their new books. Majka is the author of Cities I’ve Never Lived … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: Jessica Tully Reads “S Is for Sonia Sotomayor”

Activist and artist Jessica Tully came to City Lights this week to read about Sonia Sotomayor, one of her personal heroes. Jessica talks about being raised by feminist law professors and lawyers, throwing a party to celebrate when Sonia was … Continue reading

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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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5 Questions with Barbara Jane Reyes, Author of To Love As Aswang

Our 2016 events seasons starts up this Tuesday with a poetry double-header. Barbara Jane Reyes and Kathleen Weaver both read from their newest poetry collections at City Lights Bookstore. Reyes answers to our 5 Questions are below. Event: Tuesday, January … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z : Helen Tseng Reads “T Is for Temple Grandin”

Graphic designer Helen Tseng is today’s guest for the Rad American Women A-Z Video Series and she is truly rad: check out her delightful illustrations here and tune in to the Astral Projection Radio Hour she co-hosts on BFF.fm for … Continue reading

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