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Garrett Caples Remembers David Meltzer (1937-2016) January 6, 2017: At Abandon All Despair Ye Who Enter Here, poet and City Lights editor Garrett Caples pays homage to poet and City Lights author, David Meltzer. Meltzer, who passed away last weekend on the verge of [...] by

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