Two Cent Talks 11/15/22

Please join us for a Two Cent Talks event. The featured authors will be Michelle Menting, author of Leaves Surface Like Skin, and Morgan Talty, author of Night of the Living Rez!   Two Cent Talks is dedicated to celebrating the literary arts in Maine.   This event will be on November 15, from 5:00 – 6:30...

Preregistration Preview 11/2/22

Are you an English major or minor? Interested in taking English courses in the spring? Want to meet professors in the department?   Join us on Wednesday, November 2, from 5:00-6:30 PM in Miller 008. Light refreshments will be provided.

Mary Ruefle 10/25/22, 10/26/22

Join us on Tuesday and Wednesday for Visiting Writers’ Series events with Vermont Poet Laureate, Mary Ruefle!   Ruefle has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, a Whiting Writers’ Award, and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.   Ruefle’s Craft Talk will...

Maine Lit Fest – Colby Weekend 9/30/22-10/1/22

Join us on 9/30 and 10/1 for the Maine Lit Fest! Swing by to learn more about writing, publishing, and working in the literary world.   Friday’s events will be on Colby’s campus, including a Kickoff Reception and a conversation with Carmen Maria Machado, author of In the Dream House and Her Body and Other Parties.  ...

Welcome Back event 09/22/22

The English department is holding an event on 9/22 to welcome English majors, minors, and interested students back to campus. This event will be held in the Brewster Reading Room of Miller Library at 5pm.   Pizza and mochi will be provided.

Honors Thesis Presentations 4/27/22

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this year’s English and Creative Writing Honors Theses!   We would like to congratulate Ellen Pan, Tess Baldwin, Georgia Harper, Serena Desai, Rachel Powers, Maddie Squire, Piper Loglisci, Sam Scott, and Flaer McGrath Holmquist for all of their hard work this year.   This event was livestreamed...

Open House 3/31/22

Join us on Thursday, March 31 for an English Department Open House! English and Creative Writing faculty invite you to come learn more about the department, meet students and professors, and hang out.   This event will be at 4 p.m. in the English Seminar Room (Miller 220). Sushi and desserts will be provided!  ...

Two Cent Talks 3/29/22

Join us on Tuesday, March 29 at 5pm for a Two Cent Talks event with former Colby professor, Ira Sadoff, and Colby alumnus, Gerry Boyle.   This event will be held in downtown Waterville at Greene Block + Studios, 18 Main Street. There will be a reception following this event.

Susan Perabo 3/14/22

Join us on Monday, March 14 for a Visiting Writers Series Event with Susan Perabo! There will be food and refreshments after her reading.   This event will be held in the Brewster Reading Room of Miller Library.   Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English. Please contact Professor Michael Burke...

Marianne Boruch 2/14/22

Join us on Monday, February 14th for this semester’s first session of the Visiting Writes’ Series. Our visiting writer will be Marianne Boruch, the Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence.   This event is sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English. Contact Professor Michael Burke ([email protected]) for more information.