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”
Tickets are on sale now for the 2022 poetry festival!
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.
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!
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”
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”
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.
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.
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.)
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!