Old Capitol Books is pleased to announce FISHBOWL POETRY, a new open mic right here at your local independent bookstore. Continue reading New Open Mic! Fishbowl Poetry featuring Lee Knight, Jr. and Tshaka Campbell
We’ve just confirmed a launch part for The Homestead Review‘s next issue as our July First Friday event! Come hear poetry featured in the recent issue, feast your eyes on the beautiful creations of artist Meheen Ruby, and listen to the groovy tunes from Bedrooms!
First Fridays at Old Capitol Books – an occasional, not quite monthly night of poetry, music and art.
This month we’re excited to have two poets: Tongo Eisen-Martin and Wendy Trevino. They’ll be joined by musical performer La Sofa Queen, and artist Chloe Wilson. Continue reading Award winning poet Tongo Eisen-Martin, with Wendy Trevino, La Sofa Queen & Chloe Wilson (First Fridays)
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
Part of a series of events for National Poetry Month
POSTPONED – now scheduled for May 4th.
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