Our free poetry writing workshop for all levels and abilities. Different local poets facilitate various writing exercises and guide through the exploration of different poetic techniques. Bring a poem to share or come ready to write your own! Free and open to everyone.
First Fridays at Old Capitol Books – an occasional, not quite monthly night of poetry, music and art. For our July offering, we’re excited to have The Homestead Review launching their newest issue of their literary magazine. They will be joined by local artist Meheen Ruby, and musical performers Bedrooms.
Now, for the first time, the star of The Mod Squad, Michael Cole, in a raw an unflinching memoir writes about his role as Peter Cochrane in the groundbreaking program. Michael Cole will be at Old Capitol Books Saturday 7 July at 2pm to sign copies of his memoir I Played the White Guy.
A monthly curated poetry reading organized by the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium. This is a very popular event, so come early to ensure a seat!
We’re back at it again with reading some good ol’ yummy philosophy! This month, we’ll be reading Heidegger, Levinas, and a bit of(just to help us figure things out).
James Dorsey, author of Baboons for Lunch, will be in Old Capitol Books telling stories of his travels, adventures, and the people he met along the way.
Our monthly letter writing night where we write letters to US political prisoners. We send them books, too!
A night of groovy tunes, chill vibes, and new friends. ❤