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.

Open Mic Night 12/8/21

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 11/17/21

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 11/16/21

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,...