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.

Two Cent Talks: Phuc Tran and Kristen Case 9/21/21

Come meet authors Phuc Tran and Kristen Case at The Waterville Arts Collaborative on September 21, 2021! Phuc Tran is a high school Latin teacher, tattoo artist, and author of his memoir, Sigh, Gone. Kristen Case teaches courses in American Literature, environmental literature, and the intersection of 20th- and 21st-century American literature and Philosophy, and has...

Jamelle Bouie 9/20/21

Join us for an evening of conversation with New York Times columnist, Jamelle Bouie. We’ll discuss politics, journalism, public speaking, and reviewing breakfast cereals! This event is sponsored by the Schmaltz Family Effective Communication Fund and the Colby English Department.

Creative Writing Open Mic Night 5/6/21

Join us on Thursday, May 6 for the semi-annual Open-mic night. Students read their creative writing works for 2-3 minutes each for an evening of creativity and fun. Friends and family are welcome to join us.

New Concentration Announcement: Literature and the Environment 4/20/21

Are you interested in being an English Major, but you also love the environment? Drawn to learning more about environmental justice? Want to explore how the natural world and literature intersect? Faculty and staff of the Colby English Department invites you to an Open House Come talk to us and learn about the newest concentration...