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Networking Aloud! Featuring Garland Thompson Jr.

Networking Aloud: A monthly event (every second Tuesday) open to the public. Fifteen to twenty minutes from a featured reader followed by a literary open mic. Come early and sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry, essay etc. Continue reading Networking Aloud! Featuring Garland Thompson Jr.

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Monterey Poetry Consortium presents Carolyn Brigit Flynn & George Lober

The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents
A Mother’s Day Reading Featuring: Carolyn Brigit Flynn & George Lober

Sunday, May 13, 2:00 p.m. $5.00 Admission
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey
(between Pearl and Munras) Continue reading Monterey Poetry Consortium presents Carolyn Brigit Flynn & George Lober

Award winning poet Tongo Eisen-Martin, with Wendy Trevino, La Sofa Queen & Chloe Wilson (First Fridays)

First Fridays at Old Capitol Books – an occasional, not quite monthly night of poetry, music and art.

This month we’re excited to have two poets: Tongo Eisen-Martin and Wendy Trevino. They’ll be joined by musical performer La Sofa Queen, and artist Chloe Wilson. Continue reading Award winning poet Tongo Eisen-Martin, with Wendy Trevino, La Sofa Queen & Chloe Wilson (First Fridays)

The History and Practice of Experimental Poetics with Lucas Bailor

Facebook bannerThe History and Practice of Experimental Poetics
with Lucas Bailor

This lecture will discuss experimental poetry’s history and the various ways it is interpreted in contemporary writing. Rather than working through a definition of what exactly experimental poetry is, we will look at ways it has been realized and interpreted in various historical, social, and theoretical contexts. Continue reading The History and Practice of Experimental Poetics with Lucas Bailor

Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Dan Linehan and Dane Cervine

The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Dan Linehan and Dane Cervine

Sunday, April 8, 2:00 p.m. $5.00 Admission
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey
(between Pearl and Munras)

Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Dan Linehan and Dane Cervine

Theory & Philosophy 34: Henry David Thoreau on Nature

Part of a series of events for National Poetry Month

POSTPONED – now scheduled for May 4th.

Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network are coming together for the thirty-fourth iteration of the Theory & Philosophy Reading Group, working through a mini-series on Environmental Philosophy. At the end of April, we’ll come together to read the poetry and the prose of Henry David Thoreau, whose nature writings were an essential part of the New England Transcendentalist movement. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy 34: Henry David Thoreau on Nature