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. Continue reading Book signing: G.M. Monks, poet and novelist
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”.
April 12th, 7pm
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:
Javier O. Huerta
Norma Liliana Valdez
Doors at 7pm.
Free and open to everyone
Chill indie rock
sick local live music
Doors at 7pm
Show at 7:30pm
The Tomb Weavers
Old Capitol Books
559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey
Saturday April 6, 7pm
We’re continuing our investigation of black phenomenology. This month looking at James Baldwin’s important essay “Stranger in the Village”. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: James Baldwin
Magdalena’s Muse Drop-in Poetry Writing Workshop
With Poet-Teacher, Magdalena Montagne
At Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Beginning Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. & ongoing the third Tuesday of each month…
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.
$10-$15 suggested donation.