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Friday

February 1, 2013 12:38 pm

‘Year I Fell in Love’ author to read for Language Arts Live

‘Year I Fell in Love’ author to read for Language Arts Live

Deb Olin Unferth, award-winning fiction writer and memoirist, reads in a Language Arts Live presentation on Feb. 11.

Wednesday

January 9, 2013 3:42 pm

Prizewinning Ohio poet to read for Language Arts Live

Prizewinning Ohio poet to read for Language Arts Live

The Language Arts Live series presents poet Brian Brodeur on Jan. 17.

Monday

October 22, 2012 1:21 pm

Maine authors to read in October, November Language Arts Live events

Maine authors to read in October, November Language Arts Live events

The Language Arts Live series presents Sarah Braunstein, author of the acclaimed novel “The Sweet Relief of Missing Children,” and Richard Blanco, prizewinning poet.

Friday

September 14, 2012 2:04 pm

Soldier-poet Brian Turner to appear in Bates, downtown readings

Soldier-poet Brian Turner to appear in Bates, downtown readings

An Army veteran whose service included a year in Iraq, poet Brian Turner reads from his work in a Language Arts Live event Sept. 27.

Friday

September 14, 2012 1:11 pm

Longstanding Bates-L/A Arts partnership picks up pace with theater, poetry, music

Longstanding Bates-L/A Arts partnership picks up pace with theater, poetry, music

Bates and the local arts agency L/A Arts have been collaborators for years, but the partnership has gained a new intensity for autumn 2012.

Wednesday

February 22, 2012 1:46 pm

Language Arts Live to present novelist Justin Tussing

Language Arts Live to present novelist Justin Tussing

“A talented young voice on the contemporary fiction scene” according to The Boston Globe, Justin Tussing reads from his work on March 8.

Tuesday

January 24, 2012 2:08 pm

Poets Kearney, Potter to read in Language Arts Live event

Poets Kearney, Potter to read in Language Arts Live event

Award-winning New England poets Dawn Potter and Meg Kearney read from their work at Bates on Feb. 9.

Wednesday

December 21, 2011 2:22 pm

Jackson Poetry Prize winner opens 2012 Language Arts Live

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.

Wednesday

November 16, 2011 3:45 pm

Nature writer Sydney Lea up next in literary reading series

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…

Thursday

April 7, 2011 9:37 am

One of New Yorker's '20 under 40,' novelist Mengestu to read

One of the “20 Under 40″ writers deemed worth watching by The New Yorker magazine in 2010, novelist Dinaw Mengestu offers a reading at Bates College at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The event is co-sponsored by the Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates and by the Public Scholars Symposium program at the college’s Harward Center for Community Partnerships.