Tuesday 28 July 2015, 7pm: Old Capitol Books is excited to have Professor Lee A. Farrow visiting from Auburn University at Montgomery, in Montgomery, Alabama talking about her recent publication of Alexis in America: A Russian Grand Duke’s Tour, 1871-1872.
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J.P. Dancing Bear & Simon Hunt. Sunday, June 14, 2:00 p.m. $5.00 Admission
J. P. Dancing Bear is editor for the American Poetry Journal and Dream Horse Press. Bear also hosts the weekly hour-long poetry show, Out of Our Minds, on public station, KKUP and available as podcasts. He is the author of thirteen collections of poetry, most recently Cephalopodic (Glass Lyre, 2015) and Love is a Burning Building(FutureCycle Press, 2014). His work has appeared or will shortly in American Literary Review, Crazyhorse, the Cimmaron Review and elsewhere.
Simon Hunt was born in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and raised in England and the United States. He co-edited Renaissance Culture and the Everyday (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999) and contributed an essay to that volume. His poems have appeared in Light Quarterly, The Raintown Review, The Seventh Quarry, The Sewanee Review, and other journals—as well as in the online publications 14 X 14 and The Chimaera. Forthcoming poems will appear in Measure and The Sewanee Review. He teaches English at Santa Catalina School in Monterey, California, where he lives with his wife and two children. He is a member of the Board of the Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation, where he has served as a volunteer docent for more than a decade.
MONDAY, JULY 6 / 2-4PM. A PRESENTATION BY ELIZABETH LEAVY STROMAN. We are excited to announce the upcoming publication of an important book about the legendary iconoclast in the 20th century art world – a visionary artist who live large in Europe, then in California’s central coast, before slipping through the cracks of historical memory.
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