Join poet and nonfiction author and workshop leader Patrice Vecchione for a writing burst of energy, a kickstart to your creative self.
Get the juices flowing! Continue reading My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice: a writing workshop
Hello everyone! Thank you for your love and support over the years. We’re thinking of innovative ways to try to stay afloat during these extremely difficult times, but we know that without extra help Monterey’s Old Capitol Books won’t be able to be around much longer.
Continue reading Save Old Capitol Books!
We’re open!! But we love putting together these care packages for you. Local delivery, US shipping.
Book Care Packages of either $15, $25, or $100.
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$15 Book Care Package
What you get: One book personally selected by our experienced booksellers based on your preferences, plus a special, unique gift! ORDER HERE
$25 Book Care Package
What you get: Two books personally selected by our experienced booksellers based on your preferences, plus two special, unique gifts! ORDER HERE
$35 Books & Art Care Package
We’re teaming up with local artists to give you books and art! Each care package contains two books personally selected to your preferences, plus an original work of art by a local artist! ORDER HERE
$100 Book Care Package (Thank you Thank you Thank you!!)
What you get: For $100 you’ll get a big ol’ box of books based on your preferences. We’ll also include special unique gifts with your package. ORDER HERE
Gift Certificates – $15 – $50 – $100 –
Hello everyone. In line with recommendations made to curb the spread of COVID-19, Old Capitol Books is canceling all in-store events until the end of May. After that, we will reassess the situation. Thank you for your understanding. Stay safe!
A Night of Poetry
Featuring Rachelle Escamilla & Hari Alluri (plus others!)
CANCELLED – Saturday 14 March 2020
7pm, $5 notaflof Continue reading Hari Alluri & Rachelle Escamilla: A Night of Poetry at Old Capitol Books
The third Sunday of each month, the Monterey Anarchist Black Cross meets to send books and letters of support to political prisoners in US jails and prisons. Continue reading Monterey Anarchist Black Cross – political prisoner support
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents:
William Minor & Lauren Crux
Sunday, March 8, 2:00 p.m., $5.00 Admission
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey Continue reading The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium: William Minor & Lauren Crux
Old Capitol Books is collaborating with Mad Gleam Press and Artery to bring you some of the freshest poetic talents today. Continue reading Monterey Poetry Fest 2020
Old Capitol Books is pleased to host another after hours event showcasing the best of Monterey’s new indie music. Continue reading Pythias Braswell, Leche Malo, and Roger the Rover (Live Music at the Bookstore!)
Old Capitol Books invites you to NEPOTISM 4! A Night of Poetry. We’ll close up the shop, turn down the lights and bring together some of California’s “best” poets. Their work is amazing. They are my friends. I am not biased at all. Really. Continue reading Nepotism 4: poetry and our own inflated egos