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Tuesday

November 3, 2015 4:46 pm

Bates presents a poet whose work is described as ‘fiercely beautiful’

Bates presents a poet whose work is described as ‘fiercely beautiful’

Linda Gregerson, a much-honored author of several collections of poetry, reads from her work at Bates College on Nov. 5.

Friday

October 30, 2015 11:08 am

An illustrated reading of ‘Toward Hallowe’en’ by Robert Farnsworth

An illustrated reading of ‘Toward Hallowe’en’ by Robert Farnsworth

Timely for evoking autumn, and timeless for its existential wit, a reading by Rob Farnsworth, senior lecturer in English, of his poem “Toward Hallowe’en,” illustrated by the best of our fall photography.

Friday

May 8, 2015 9:39 am

Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Bates College welcomes prize-winning Northern Irish poet Sinèad Morrissey for a reading on May 8.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:09 am

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

Tuesday

January 14, 2014 8:51 am

Language Arts Live readings resume with poet Tyler Mills

Language Arts Live readings resume with poet Tyler Mills

The Language Arts Live series of literary readings resumes with poet Tyler Mills on Jan. 16.

Monday

September 9, 2013 4:04 pm

Personal history by Brunswick author opens Language Arts Live series

Personal history by Brunswick author opens Language Arts Live series

Jaed Coffin, whose first book chronicles his experience as a Buddhist monk in his mother’s native Thailand, opens the Language Arts Live series Sept. 19.

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…

Friday

October 7, 2011 2:19 pm

Meet the Translations 2011 poets

This year’s Translations international poetry festival celebrates cross-cultural communication with visiting poets from the Americas, Europe and Japan. The festival begins at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, with a welcome, readings and a reception in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. Readings continue in Chase at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 29, and at 7:30 Thursday and Friday, Oct. 27-28. For more information, please contact 207-786-8293 or gdumais@bates.edu.

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 9:52 am

Poet Aracelis Girmay to read in Language Arts Live event

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.