*Upcoming Events*

 

Sunday 9 July 2017, 3-4pm: Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Andrena Zawinski & Jennifer Lagier

Come down for this month’s selected poets from the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium.


Sunday 9 July 2017, 4-6pm: Free Poetry Writing Workshop with Heather Flescher

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.


Tuesday 11 July 2017, 6pm-8pm: 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.


Saturday 15 July 2017, 2pm: Book Launch: An afternoon of music and literature with Bill Minor

Local author, poet, and musician Bill Minor will be in store for the launch of his new book, Going Solo: A Memoir 1953-1958, about this hitchhiking across the U.S., lounging in pre-statehood Hawaii, and his first typewriter. On top of all that, there’s going to be live music!


Sunday 16 July 2017, 7pm: Monterey Anarchist Black Cross

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


Sunday 20 July 2017, 6-7pm: Anarchist Black Cross

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


Friday 28 July 2017, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 28: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

The Theory & Philosophy Reading Group will explore an essay which was written in response to the Deleuze and Foucault conversation that we read earlier this year: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak’s “Can the Subaltern Speak?” (1988).


Tuesday 8 August 2017, 6pm-8pm: 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.


Saturday 12 August 2017, 2pm:Professor and Award-Winning Author, Zachary Jack, returns to Old Capitol Books

Zachary Michael Jack is an English professor, poet, dramatist, and award-winning author of over twenty books. Normally based in the mid-west, where he teaches at North Central College, Jack will be visiting the peninsula and appearing at Old Capitol Books to talk about his newest book Wish You Were Here: Love and Longing in an American Heartland.


Saturday 19 August 2017, 4pm: Book signing with writer and philosopher, Robert Kuhry

Author and philosopher, Robert Kuhry, will be at Old Capitol Books discussing his latest work, High Tech is Not the Future.


Tuesday 12 September 2017, 6pm-8pm: 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.


Saturday 16 September 2017, 3pm: Award winning author, King Grossman, to appear at Old Capitol Books

King Grossman’s recent novel, Letters to Alice, was a finalist for the Indie Excellence Book Awards and and was the winner of the 2017 Independent Press Awards. We are excited to welcome Grossman to Old Capitol Books to sign copies of his new book and talk to peninsula book lovers.


Saturday 30 September 2017, 2pm: Book signing with local author, Gordon Zuckerman

We are happy to be hosting critically acclaimed author, Gordon Zuckerman, for the signing and presentation of his new novel, The Sentinels: Voices Behind the Curtain.

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