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Tuesday

March 25, 2014
2:01 pm

Bates presents first Maine reading by Colson Whitehead, author of ‘John Henry Days,’ ‘Intuitionist’

Novelist Colson Whitehead reads from his work on March 27 in the Muskie Archives at Bates.

Bates presents first Maine reading by Colson Whitehead, author of ‘John Henry Days,’ ‘Intuitionist’

Wednesday

December 21, 2011
2:22 pm

Jackson Poetry Prize winner opens 2012 Language Arts Live

James Richardson, winner of the coveted Jackson Poetry Prize, reads from his work in the Language Arts Live series.

Jackson Poetry Prize winner opens 2012 Language Arts Live

Wednesday

November 16, 2011
3:45 pm

Nature writer Sydney Lea up next in literary reading series

  Veteran poet Sydney Lea, whom author Michael Pollan called “as fine a companion on the page as American writing…

Nature writer Sydney Lea up next in literary reading series

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:48 am

'Brookland' author Emily Barton to read

Emily Barton, author of two novels that The New York Times designated “Notable Books of the Year,” reads from her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Monday

November 15, 2010
4:13 pm

Language Arts Live presents eclectic author Ander Monson

Author Ander Monson, author of the 2005 poetry collection “Vacationland” and this year’s nonfiction “Vanishing Point,” visits Bates College to read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

September 29, 2010
11:30 am

Reading series presents esteemed poet McNair

The Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates presents Debra Spark, author of the novels The Ghost of Bridgetown and Good for the Jews, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11; and one of Maine’s most respected poets, Wesley McNair, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.

Thursday

September 23, 2010
2:26 pm

Poet Marianne Boruch continues Language Arts Live season

Language Arts Live, the annual series of author readings at Bates College, begins its 2010-11 season with an appearance by essayist and award-winning poet Marianne Boruch at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

September 21, 2010
9:01 am

Language Arts Live presents fiction writer Courtney Eldridge

The author of the short story collection Unkempt and the novel The Generosity of Women, Courtney Eldridge visits Bates College to read from her work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

Thursday

April 1, 2010
8:36 am

Event Update: Reading by novelist LaFarge rescheduled for May

A reading at Bates by novelist Paul LaFarge scheduled for April 5 has been postponed until May. A writer and critic, LaFarge reads from and discusses his work at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

February 25, 2010
11:01 am

Bates alumna among authors to read for Language Arts Live

Three established novelists, including the Bates alumna who wrote the acclaimed debut The Convalescent, read from their work in March and April in Bates College’s Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.