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The Drawings of the Broken Poem: On Henrix Michaux October 22, 2014: Gillian Conoley’s translation of Henri Michaux’s Thousand Times Broken (City Lights Books 2014) has been reviewed by Ron Slate at On the Seawall. Noting that “[i]n 1955, determined [...] by

Diane di Prima’s The Poetry Deal Is First Collection in Decades October 8, 2014: Well this is NEWS: City Lights announces a new book from Diane di Prima! “This collection marks the first time in decades that legendary feminist Beat poet Diane di Prima has released a [...] by

City Lights Celebrates Banned Books Week September 26, 2014: It’s almost the end of Banned Books Week! Before the festivities come to a close, don’t forget to check out the party at the City Lights Blog, Abandon All Despair Ye Who Enter Here, for a [...] by

Anthony McCann’s Thing Music a Mindful Train September 10, 2014: Jackson Meazle reviews Anthony McCann’s new book, Thing Music (Wave Books 2014), for City Lights! While McCann mentions his current work traversing that of Ashbery, Meazle notices the rigor of [...] by

When Allen Ginsberg Met Henri Michaux August 20, 2014: We’re overjoyed to see City Lights has publisher 3, count ‘em 3, previously unpublished books by Henri Michaux, all in a single volume. Yesterday at their blog Abandon All Despair Ye Who [...] by

Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics Celebrates 40 Years at City Lights July 7, 2014: Did you know that City Lights has a podcast series? Did you know that the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics turns 40 this year? Well, satisfy both ends of your curiosity today at Live! From [...] by

Naked ‘Lunch': Behind the Scenes of Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems June 18, 2014: No, I never thot of MEAT SCIENCE ESSAYS in relation to LUNCH POEMS. Comes closer to NAKED LUNCH. But I don’t think anyone will think it’s derivative. Too different….What the hell, so [...] by

Celebrate Lunch Poems Tonight at the Poetry Project June 11, 2014: If you’re lucky enough to be in New York tonight, celebrate Frank O’Hara and the 50th anniversary of the publication of Lunch Poems at the Poetry Project. “Frank O’Hara’s Lunch [...] by

What Could Be Better Than Seeing Eric Baus Read at City Lights Tonight? June 10, 2014: Is it his responses to “Five Questions,” newly posted at the City Lights Blog? What IS better: seeing the author read or reading his responses to five great questions? Well, if you [...] by

Sotère Torregian’s New Age of Gold May 27, 2014: Garrett Caples writes for the City Lights blog about Sotère Torregian, “the Newark, NJ-born California surrealist by way of the New York School.” Torregian has just published a [...] by