Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kathryn Gines

After reading Sartre and Beauvoir, we became interested in black existentialism and phenomenology. We’ve been exploring Frantz Fanon and James Baldwin, and now we’re going to read an essay by Kathryn Gines that was published in Convergences: Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy: “Sartre, Beauvoir, and the Gender/Race Analogy: The Case for Black Feminist Philosophy”.

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Latinx Poetix Symposium 2019

April 12th, 7pm


Rachelle Escamilla, host of the longest running poetry radio show in the US (Out of Our Minds on KKUP), is bringing back the Latinx Poetix Symposium! We’re honored to host readings by the featured poets:

Adela Najarro
Javier O. Huerta
Yuccaira Salvatierra
Norma Liliana Valdez

Doors at 7pm.

Free and open to everyone

Magdalena’s Muse Drop-in Poetry Writing Workshop

Magdalena’s Muse Drop-in Poetry Writing Workshop

With Poet-Teacher, Magdalena Montagne
At Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Beginning Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. & ongoing the third Tuesday of each month…

Join Magdalena to create a new poem, discuss craft, and to receive feedback and inspiration. With two decades of experience facilitating poetry writing workshops Magdalena can help you contact or reconnect with your muse—the voice inside you that wants to create, to nourish your soul, and each other. We meet and write in community to bear witness to, advocate for, and go deeper to the place where poetry heals.

$10-$15 suggested donation.