Stories about "Language and literature"
Thursday, March 4, 1999 3:54 pm
The groundhog may not have seen his shadow this year, but he couldn't avoid hearing the mid-winter buzz about Portland native and 1977 Bates College graduate Elizabeth Strout's first novel, "Amy and Isabelle" (Random House, 1998). The book has climbed into the top 30 best Selling novels listed by The New York Times, who called it "one of those rare, invigorating books that takes an apparently familiar world and peers into it with ruthless intimacy, revealing a strange and startling place."
Thursday, March 4, 1999 3:12 pm
Poet Paul Muldoon will read from his works at Bates College March 18 at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The reading is sponsored by the Bates College Department of English. The public is invited to attend without charge.
Wednesday, February 17, 1999 10:07 am
Prose students of Gary Lawless, instructor in English at Bates College, will read from their works at 3 p.m. Feb. 28, in the Special Collections Room of Ladd Library.
Wednesday, January 13, 1999 9:03 am
Novelist Robert Reddick will read from his work in progress, titled The Labyrinth of Wind, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, in the Special Collections Room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.
Monday, January 11, 1999 4:24 pm
Award-winning poet Robert Chute will read from Sweeping the Sky, works in progress about Russian women combat pilots of World War II, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Special Collections room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.
Wednesday, January 6, 1999 3:55 pm
Novelist John Edgar Wideman, two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson, will speak at Bates College on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as part of a two-day series of activities and workshops focused on Two Societies: A Focus on Class through the Lenses of Race and Gender. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.
Tuesday, January 5, 1999 12:37 pm
María del Carmen Boza, author of Scattering the Ashes, an account of the Cuban exile experience, will read selections from her acclaimed memoir at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, in the Special Collections room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Tuesday, October 20, 1998 1:08 pm
Poet Sonia Sanchez, author of "Does Your House Have Lions?" (1997), will read from her work at Bates College during the Seventh Annual Writers Harvest Author Reading Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend and donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the hungry as part of the Writer's Harvest program sponsored by Share Our Strength (SOS).
Friday, September 25, 1998 2:12 pm
Portland poet Betsy Sholl will read from her poetry Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Friday, September 11, 1998 1:03 pm
Poet John Tagliabue, professor emeritus of English at Bates College, will read from his poetry Thursday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.