The History and Practice of Experimental Poetics
with Lucas Bailor
This lecture will discuss experimental poetry’s history and the various ways it is interpreted in contemporary writing. Rather than working through a definition of what exactly experimental poetry is, we will look at ways it has been realized and interpreted in various historical, social, and theoretical contexts. Continue reading The History and Practice of Experimental Poetics with Lucas Bailor
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Dan Linehan and Dane Cervine
Sunday, April 8, 2:00 p.m. $5.00 Admission
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey
(between Pearl and Munras)
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Part of a series of events for National Poetry Month
Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network are coming together for the thirty-fourth iteration of the Theory & Philosophy Reading Group, working through a mini-series on Environmental Philosophy. At the end of April, we’ll come together to read the poetry and the prose of Henry David Thoreau, whose nature writings were an essential part of the New England Transcendentalist movement. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy 34: Henry David Thoreau on Nature
Sunday 10 April 2016,4pm-6pm: It’s that time of year again – National Poetry Month! This month we’re celebrating by offering a free workshop on poetry writing in collaboration with the Direct Action Monterey Network and local poets Jeff Erwin and others TBA. Continue reading FREE Poetry Workshop for NaPoMo!
Here at Old Capitol Books, we love National Poetry Month – I mean, what’s NOT to love? So, in celebration of this glorious time, we are offering 20% off* all of our used poetry books from April 1st to 30th! Come get your fill of Milton, Dickinson, Maya Angelou, H.D. T.S. Eliot, and hundreds more! Continue reading 20% off all Used Poetry Books – in Celebration of NaPoMo 2015!
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Did you also know that that’s OUR FAVORITE MONTH?! As part of our month long celebration, we’ll be hosting an Open Mic poetry event at Old Capitol Books on April 11th. Hosted by local poets, Jeffrey Erwin and Kenny Garcia, come hear the work of local poets, new and established. We’ll also be running a DIY poetry writing workshop earlier in the day and encouraging people to read their newest creations. Continue reading Old Capitol Books Celebrates National Poetry Month 2015