*Upcoming Events*

Saturday 6 April 2019, 7pm: LIVE MUSIC! Pablo and The Tomb Weavers

Live music at the bookstore! $10 NOTAFLOF


Friday 12 April 2019, 7pm: Latinx Poetix Symposium

Rachelle Escamilla, host of the longest running poetry radio show in the US (Out of Our Minds on KKUP), is bringing back the Latinx Poetix Symposium! We’re honored to host readings by the featured poets:

Adela Najarro
Javier O. Huerta
Yuccaira Salvatierra
Norma Liliana Valdez


Saturday 13 April 2019, 7pm: Live music: Padorr, Ashes, Morticai, and Chelsea Riddle

Chill indie rock
sick local live music

Doors at 7pm
Show at 7:30pm

$10 NOTAFLOF


Sunday 14 April 2019, 2pm: Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Bob Nielsen & Nils Michals

Come see the curated poetry readings, organized by the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium. $5 donation. Come early to ensure a seat!


Tuesday 16 April 2019, 4-5:30pm: Magdalena’s Muse Drop-in Poetry Writing Workshop

Join Magdalena to create a new poem, discuss craft, and to receive feedback and inspiration. With two decades of experience facilitating poetry writing workshops Magdalena can help you contact or reconnect with your muse—the voice inside you that wants to create, to nourish your soul, and each other. We meet and write in community to bear witness to, advocate for, and go deeper to the place where poetry heals.


Sunday 21 April 2019, 7pm: Monterey Anarchist Black Cross – political prisoner support

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


Friday 26 April 2019, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kathryn Gines

After reading Sartre and Beauvoir, we became interested in black existentialism and phenomenology. We’ve been exploring Frantz Fanon and James Baldwin, and now we’re going to read an essay by Kathryn Gines that was published in Convergences: Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy: “Sartre, Beauvoir, and the Gender/Race Analogy: The Case for Black Feminist Philosophy”.


Sunday 28 April 2019, 1:30pm: Last Sundays Fishbowl Poetry and Open Mic

A monthly open mic with readings from featured poets. Sign ups for open mic begin at 1:30pm, and readings begin at 2pm.


Friday 3 May 2019, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Derrida, Foucault, and Mbembe

Come join our regular reading group for a special session featuring seniors at CSU Monterey studying critical legal philosophy. The normal reading group will be joined by these students for a conversation exploring the works of Michel Foucault, Achille Mbembe, and Jacques Derrida.


Saturday 4 May 2019, 2-3pm: Book signing with G.M. Monks

G. M. Monks, an award-winning author of short stories and poetry, will be reading, signing, and discussing her debut literary novel, titled Iola O, published by Bedazzled Ink at Old Capitol Books in Monterey on May 4th at 2:00 pm.

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