Stories about "poetry"
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Look What We Found: Robert Frost in a Bates poet’s office

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:11 pm

On a bookcase facing Rob Farnsworth sits a bust of poet Robert Frost, "presiding over everything that gets said in here."

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Celebrate Thoreau’s 200th birthday with a summer poem from a Bates author

Monday, July 10, 2017 12:13 pm

Chute's "Heat Wave in Concord" recreates a sizzling summer day in 1852 when Thoreau and a friend went on a "fluvial walk" in the Concord River.

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Q&A: Poet Robert Strong on ‘Bright Advent’ and King Philip’s War

Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:21 pm

A poet and Bates College faculty member, Robert Strong explores the origins of King Philip's War in his latest book, Bright Advent.

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Look What We Found: A framed copy of a poem

Friday, February 3, 2017 1:29 pm

Assistant Professor of Geman Raluca Cernahoschi explains why a handwritten framed poem hangs in her office.

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

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 4:46 pm

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

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

Friday, October 30, 2015 11:08 am

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.

Poet Sinead Morrissey gives a Language Arts Live reading on May 8. (Sam Russica)
Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Friday, May 8, 2015 9:39 am

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

Crystal Williams, associate vice president and chief diversity officer at Bates. (Leah Nash)
An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:09 am

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.

Tyler Mills, poet. (Arik Lubkin)
Language Arts Live readings resume with poet Tyler Mills

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:51 am

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

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Personal history by Brunswick author opens Language Arts Live series

Monday, September 9, 2013 4:04 pm

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.

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