*Upcoming Events*

Saturday 6 January 2018, 4-6pm: Species Magazine presents Joe Donohoe, Ed Bowers, and Nicole Henares

Species magazine poets and writers will appear at Old Capitol Books this coming reading to read their stories, poems, and other writings. This Species reading will feature Joe Donohoe, Zen priest Ed Bowers, and Nicole Henares (Aurelia Lorca).


Sunday 7 January 2018, 4pm: Alcoholic Vegetarian – poetry readings by Sierra-Nicole Qualles & Franklin K.R. Cline

Old Capitol Books is pleased to welcome poetry publishers Alcoholic Vegetarian and their cadre of Milwaukee poets, Sierra-Nicole Qualles & Franklin K.R. Cline.


Tuesday 9 January 2018, 6pm: Networking Aloud! A Monthly Open Mic presents featured writer Tongo Eisen-Martin

Our free monthly event open to the public every second Tuesday: NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE. Come early & sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry & essay that follows 15 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, we want to hear your VOICE.


Sunday 14 January 2018, 2pm: Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents Patrice Vecchione & Danusha Lameris

Come down and see the featured poets from the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium. This month, there will be readings by Patrice Vecchione and Danusha Lameris.


Friday 19 January 2018, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 32: Friendship as a Form of Life

“We face each other without terms or convenient words, with nothing to assure us about the meaning of the movement that carries us toward each other. We have to invent, from A to Z, a relationship that is still formless, which is friendship.”

The Direct Action Monterey Network and Old Capitol Books are coming together for the thirty-second Theory and Philosophy Reading Group, starting out the year in conversation about the radical potential of friendship.


Sunday 21 January 2018, 7pm: Anarchist Black Cross

Our monthly letter writing night where we write letters to US political prisoners. We send them books, too!


Saturday 27 January 2018, 1pm: Jeff McKown, author of Solid Ground, to appear in-store

Local author Jeff McKown will be in-store reading from copies of his new novel Solid Ground.

The book is published by NineStar Press, a small LGBT publishing house based in New Mexico. Solid Ground is a beautifully written coming-of-middle-age novel about a damaged, but kind-hearted, gay man who must battle his past to save himself and his relationships.


Saturday 3 February 2018, 3pm: Critically acclaimed poet Todd Boss

Todd Boss, a critically-acclaimed poet, librettist, public artist, and film producer, holds a diverse career with a passion for collaboration. His works for both page and stage have been read and produced throughout the world. He will be at Old Capitol Books to read selections of his works.


Tuesday 13 February 2018, 6pm: Networking Aloud! A Monthly Open Mic

Our free monthly event open to the public every second Tuesday: NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE. Come early & sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry & essay that follows 15 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, we want to hear your VOICE.

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