Faculty Fellow in English Laura van den Berg will read excerpts from her work at the University of Maine at Farmington Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Van den Berg teaches Fiction Writing I and II at Colby and is the author of The Isle of Youth, named Best Book of 2013 by NPR, the Boston Globe, and O, The Oprah Magazine.

She will give a reading at Colby Feb. 24, 2015, as part of the College’s Visiting Writers Series.