The publishing house run in conjunction with City Lights bookstore. Founded by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Published everyone from Allen Ginsberg to Sam Shepherd. Famous for the Pocket Poets series of small, short books of poetry which has been around for over 40 years. Volumes in the series by dozens of authors including Bob Kaufman, Frank O'Hara, Phillip Lamantia, Jack Kerouac, Jacques Prevert, and Vladimir Mayakovsky.