Open Mic Night 12/8

Join us on Wednesday, December 8th in the Mary Low Coffeehouse for a Creative Writing Open Mic Night! Come share your own personal poetry, or just enjoy the works of others! Drinks will be provided. 21+ bring ID. Contact Professor Michael Burke with questions [email protected] This event is sponsored by the Center for the Arts...

Open Hours 11/17

Join us on November 17th for Open Hours! Come talk to professors, meet other English majors and minors, and hang out! Food will be provided.   This event will be held 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the English department, on the second floor of Miller. See you there!

Two Cent Talks 11/16

Join us on Tuesday, November 16 to celebrate the verbal arts with our Two Cent Talks event! Graphic Melee, Words of Phrase, and Liza May will be performing.   This event will be held from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Greene Block + Studios (18 Main Street, Waterville, ME).   Sponsored by Colby College’s Office of the...

Jane Brox ’78 11/8/21

Join us on Monday, November 8th at 5 p.m. for a Visiting Writers’ Series event with Jane Brox! This event will be held in the Brewster Reading Room of Miller Library.   Jane Brox, a Colby alumna, is the author of five very successful books. She has received multiple awards and recognitions for her work,...

Who’s Your Daddy: A Dramatic Reading Under the Stars 10/30/21

Published by Augury Books earlier this year, Who’s Your Daddy is Arisa White’s debut poetic memoir.  Arisa will read excerpts from the book accompanied by original music by José G. Martinez and student vocalists from Colby College. Artistic direction provided by Ellen Sebastian Chang and funding provided by Colby College’s Humanities Research. Join us on October 30,...

ENLE Launch 10/28/21

Join us on October 28 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the launch of the newest concentration in Literature and the Environment! Come for food, drinks, and new ideas!   The launch will be held in the Brewster Reading Room of Miller Library.   This event is sponsored by the English Department.

Pamela Erens 10/25/21

Join us on Monday, October 25 at 5 p.m. for a Visiting Writers’ Series Event with Pamela Erens. Erens is the author of multiple novels and her work has appeared on Best of the Year lists at NPR, The New Yorker, Kirkus, The New Republic, and Literary Hub.   This event is sponsored by the...

Marilyn Chin 10/11/21, 10/12/21

Join us on Monday and Tuesday for a Visiting Writers’ Series event with Asian-American poet, Marilyn Chin!   Chin’s works have become Asian-American classics and are taught internationally.   Her reading will be held Monday, October 11 at 5 p.m. in the Parker-Reed room. The craft talk will be held Tuesday, October 12 at 4...

Matt Apuzzo ’00 10/1/21

Come learn about current trends and careers in Journalism from Colby alumnus and three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, Matt Apuzzo. Apuzzo graduated from Colby in 2000 and was the editor of the Colby Echo during his time here. Since graduating, Apuzzo has worked with Associated Press, The New York Times, and The Times Brussels Bureau.  ...

Tongo Eisen-Martin 9/30/21

A Visiting Writers’ Series event. 5 P.M. via Zoom. The Zoom link will be available by September 29th at https://www.colby.edu/cwriting/  .   San Francisco’s eighth poet laureate, Tongo Eisen-Martin is a poet, movement worker, and educator.