September 14, 2012 2:04 pm
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.
September 14, 2012 1:11 pm
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.
February 22, 2012 1:46 pm
“A talented young voice on the contemporary fiction scene” according to The Boston Globe, Justin Tussing reads from his work on March 8.
January 24, 2012 2:08 pm
Award-winning New England poets Dawn Potter and Meg Kearney read from their work at Bates on Feb. 9.
December 21, 2011 2:22 pm
James Richardson, winner of the coveted Jackson Poetry Prize, reads from his work in the Language Arts Live series.
November 16, 2011 3:45 pm
Veteran poet Sydney Lea, whom author Michael Pollan called “as fine a companion on the page as American writing…
April 7, 2011 9:37 am
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.
March 23, 2011 9:52 am
The Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates presents poet Aracelis Girmay at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.
February 22, 2011 4:33 pm
The Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates College presents poets Major Jackson and Aracelis Girmay in March. Jackson, author of three poetry collections, reads from his work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 7, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. An inheritor of Eritrean, Puerto Rican, and African American traditions, Aracelis Girmay visits at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, also at 56 Campus Ave.
January 27, 2011 9:48 am
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.