5 Questions with Garrett Hongo, Author of The Perfect Sound

Garrett Hongo was born in Volcano, Hawaiʻi, and grew up on the North Shore of Oʻahu and in Los Angeles. His most recent books are The Mirror Diary: Selected Essays and Coral Road: Poems. A regular contributor to SoundStage! Ultra, he lives in Eugene, Oregon and is...

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5 Questions with Morgan Thomas, Author of Manywhere

Morgan Thomas’s work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction, VICE, Electric Literature, Ploughshares, them., and StoryQuarterly, where their story won the 2019 Fiction Prize. They are the recipient of a Bread Loaf...

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5 Questions with Nadifa Mohamed, Author of The Fortune Men

Nadifa Mohamed is the author of Black Mamba Boy and The Orchard of Lost Souls. She has received both the Betty Trask Award and the Somerset Maugham Award, and in 2013, she was named as one of Granta‘s Best of Young British Novelists. Her work appears regularly...

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5 Questions with Gina Apostol, Author of Bibliolepsy

Gina Apostol is the author of the novels Insurrecto, Gun Dealers’ Daughter, and The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata. She is the recipient of a PEN/Open Book Award and two Philippine National Book Awards. Her essays and stories have...

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City Lights Publishers Year in Review: Best of 2021

We published 10 books in 2021. Here are just some of the highlights, best of's, and more from another affirming year of work for us. Eat the Mouth That Feeds You by Carribean Fragoza "For National Hispanic Heritage Month, 11 Recent Books on Latino Life," The New...

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