An Evening with City Lights Spotlight Poetry Series

Prospect Lefferts Gardens Store:
Thursday, June 6, 7:30 PM
An Evening with City Lights Spotlight Poetry Series
Featuring poets Anselm Berrigan and Edmund Berrigan
Reception to follow

San Francisco publisher City Lights launched in 1955 with the Pocket Poets Series. In the tradition of the press’s storied poetic origins, City Lights Spotlight, a new poetry series, was born in 2009, curated and edited by Garrett Caples. From accomplished and established poets to emerging voices, City Lights Spotlight seeks to shine a light on innovative and original poetry from a diverse array of cultural backgrounds and experiences. To celebrate this series, Greenlight hosts a reading with two City Lights Spotlight authors. Edmund Berrigan is the series’ most recently featured poet with City Lights Spotlight #18, More Gone, a quintessentially New York collection that documents the poet’s search for domestic tranquility in the city that never sleeps. Joining him is his brother Anselm Berrigan, the poet behind the second installment in the Spotlight Poetry Series: Free Cell, an experimental and reflective examination of poetic form and of the self. A reception follows the reading to celebrate City Lights.

Event date: 

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 7:30pm

Event address: 

632 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
More Gone: City Lights Spotlight No. 18 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780872867666
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: City Lights Books - May 14th, 2019

Free Cell (City Lights Spotlight #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780872865020
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Published: City Lights Publishers - City Lights Publishe - September 1st, 2009

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