City Lights Publishers

Founded in 1955 by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, City Lights has focused on cutting-edge fiction, poetry, memoirs, literary translations and books on compelling social and political issues. Key writers include: Lew Welch, George Bataille, Charles Bukowski, Bob Kaufman, Karen Finley, Allen Ginsberg, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Jack Kerouac, Henry Giroux, and Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz.