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Diasporican Poets Mixtape: Side One September 8, 2016: It’s been a challenging twenty months for Puerto Rico. Against the backdrop of an ongoing economic and political crisis and the PROMESA bill’s imposition of a financial control board or [...] by

Garrett Caples’s Homage to Bill Berkson at City Lights June 21, 2016: At City Lights, Garrett Caples has written an homage to Bill Berkson. Caples looks at Berkson’s friendship with Frank O’Hara and other New York Schoolers; his own work and friendship with [...] by

Happy Birthday Lawrence Ferlinghetti! March 24, 2016: Writer’s Almanac reminded us this morning that today is City Lights founder and legendary Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Mr. Ferlinghetti! From Writer’s [...] by

Garrett Caples Introduces Julien Poirier’s Poetry Album Excellence Higher in Canada March 18, 2016: You can’t get enough of it! At City Lights’s blog Abandon All Despair Ye Who Enter Here, Garrett Caples brings to readers’ attention Julien Poirier’s innovative poetry album [...] by

Celebrate Frank Lima at St. Mark’s Poetry Project January 26, 2016: Hey New Yorkers, if you’re shoveled out and the streets are clear, venture down to the Poetry Project tomorrow to check out a celebration of the life and work of Frank Lima, as hosted by Julien [...] by

The Abundantly Rewarding John Wieners December 11, 2015: At Electric Lit, a review of both new volumes from John Wieners, Wave’s Supplication: The Selected Poems of John Wieners, edited by Joshua Beckman, CAConrad, and Robert Dewhurst; and the City [...] by

Two Celebrations of Richard O. Moore October 2, 2015: As Garrett Caples writes in to the City Lights blog, there are two events this month that are be-there-or-be-square terrain for the East Bay poetry crowd: on Saturday, October 25, from 8 p.m. to 12 [...] by

Michael Seth Stewart on Stars Seen in Person, Selected Journals by John Wieners September 15, 2015: Following up from last week when we reported on the publication and review of Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners, just out from City Lights is Stars Seen in Person, Selected Journals by [...] by

Elaine Kahn’s Women in Public Reviewed at Entropy June 17, 2015: At Entropy Alexandra Wuest reviews Elaine Kahn’s Women in Public, the most recent installment in City Lights’s Spotlight Series. Wuest dives in from the outset, sticking the brass tacks [...] by

Lawrence Ferlinghetti to Have a Very Good Year June 12, 2015: At NPR: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, at age 96, “isn’t done yet.” “Today, he’s still co-owner of City Lights, one of the most celebrated independent book stores in America. [...] by