The 4th Annual Monterey Poetry Festival is now scheduled and booked! Tickets will go on sale Friday March 24th. They sell out fast so don’t wait on them!
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Book Launch: “Our Grapes of Wrath”, Black History of Monterey County
Event: December 10th, 6-8pm Come for an evening with Daniel Summerhill, joined by writers and poets for a special launch of Our Grapes of Wrath, a Project 21 Anthology and a Black history of Monterey County. Tickets are $10 (Purchase here), and ticket purchase gets you a free copy of the book. Students can enter theContinue reading “Book Launch: “Our Grapes of Wrath”, Black History of Monterey County”
2022 Monterey Poetry Festival
Tickets are on sale now for the 2022 poetry festival!
Monthly Poetry Writing Workshop
The first Sunday of each month, come to Old Capitol Books to hone your poetry skills in a two-hour workshop facilitated by the Boukra Collective.
Monterey Holiday Literary Expo – Buy Local this Holiday Season from Local authors!
This holiday season, buy local from local authors who have written a wide range of books that will appeal to any reader on your gift list! We will have novels, mysteries, cookbooks, children’s books, fantasy books, travel books, and more! Mark your calendars for Friday 3 December 2021, 6pm!
831 Anarchist Discussion Group
Friday 3 February 2023, 7pm. For this next reading group, we’re going back to a subject that we were interested in later: queerness and anarchism. We’re returning to some essays from Queering Anarchism from AK Press. You can buy the book here or download the selections for free below. We’re also reading an essay fromContinue reading “831 Anarchist Discussion Group”
Theory and Philosophy Reading Group: Deleuze and Guattari’s Thousand Plateaus
So the reading group is back! And we decided we were feeling masochistic, so we’ve decided to start with Deleuze and Guattari’s Thousand Plateaus. Theory and Philosophy Reading Group: Deleuze & Guattari’s A Thousand PlateausFriday August 20th, 2021 – 7pm Old Capitol Books, Downtown Monterey “A Thousand Plateaus continues the work Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari beganContinue reading “Theory and Philosophy Reading Group: Deleuze and Guattari’s Thousand Plateaus”
2021 Monterey Poetry Festival
We’re excited to be organizing the 2021 Monterey Poetry Festival (October 1st-3rd, 2021). This will be a collection of poets with diverse styles, subjects, and performances.
Black Land Ownership Fundraiser – Virtual Livestream Event of Music and Poetry
WATCH ON ZOOM – CLICK HERE August 14th, you’ll be able to see the beautiful and amazing talent of No Existo, Turiya Autry, and Chris Carr. After the music and poetry, DJ Papacitx will take us through twilight with their curated nighttime tunes. Zoom link available soon.
Close to Home Productions – Bringing Literature and Arts to your Living Room
Old Capitol Books is collaborating with Close to Home Collective, which is working to bring literature and arts into your living room to help lower the number of people seeking entertainment out of their homes during the pandemic. (Seriously folks, stay inside.)