Magdalena’s Muse Drop-in Poetry Writing Workshop

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 ofContinue reading “Magdalena’s Muse Drop-in Poetry Writing Workshop”

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Award winning poet, Tongo Eisen-Martin, joined by Rachelle Escamilla for reading at Old Capitol Books

We are delighted to announce that we’ll have two amazing poets reading in store THIS TUESDAY January 8th at 7pm: Tongo Eisen-Martin – winner of the California Book Award, the American Book Award, and nominated for the Griffin Poetry Prize – and Rachelle Escamilla, winner of the Willow Books Literature Award for Poetry and host ofContinue reading “Award winning poet, Tongo Eisen-Martin, joined by Rachelle Escamilla for reading at Old Capitol Books”

Homestead Review Launch Party! With Artist Meheen Ruby and musical performance by Bedrooms

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! 6 July 2018 7pm

Award winning poet Tongo Eisen-Martin, with Wendy Trevino, La Sofa Queen & Chloe Wilson (First Fridays)

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.

The History and Practice of Experimental Poetics with Lucas Bailor

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, andContinue reading “The History and Practice of Experimental Poetics with Lucas Bailor”

Theory & Philosophy 34: Henry David Thoreau on Nature

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 togetherContinue reading “Theory & Philosophy 34: Henry David Thoreau on Nature”