*Upcoming Events*

 

Sunday 10 September 2016, 2pm: Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Garland Thompson & Heidi McGurrin

Come down and see the featured poets from the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium. This month, there will be readings by Garland Thompson and Heidi McGurrin.


Sunday 10 September 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 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.


Friday 29 September 2017, 7pm: Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 30: Mikhail Bakunin

Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network are coming together for the thirtieth discussion in the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group. This is a mini-series within the broader project which explores anarchist theories of the state. For this reading group, we will be discussing Bakunin’s “Rousseau’s Theory of the State”.


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.


Sunday 8 October 2017, 2-4pm: Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Ed Jarvis  and Ayaz Pirani 

Come down and see the featured poets from the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium. This month, there will be readings by Ed Jarvis  and Ayaz Pirani.


Sunday 8 October 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.


Monday 9 October 2017, 2pm: Book signing with Norm Chapin

Author Norm Chapin is on tour signing copies of his recent memoir, When the Hammer Drops.


Sunday 22 October 2017, 4pm: Book signing with J.T. Westfield

Local author J.T. Westfield will be in store, signing copies of his books Eye Contact: The Book of Helga and CutThroat.


Saturday 28 October 2017, 2pm: Book signing with Edward Moncrief

Come visit Old Capitol Books to hear Edward Moncrief discuss and sign copies of his new novel, Raising the Blackbirds, a historical fiction about immigrant farm workers, set in the Salinas Valley during the 1970s.

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